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White. On round base with traces of green paint on foliage. Wears long overcoat buttoned at neck, with large upturned collar and large cuffs. Open to show breeches and vest. Has close fitting hat and holds pot with both hands.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.33 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1014

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain