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Figure of a woman

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Seated on an upturned pierced basket, decorated with blue flowers, with a child on her knee. Wearing yellow cap, light purple cloak and rather darker shade dress, black shoes. Holding opened scroll (broker). Child in white. Mark: RED ANCHOR. Hand and foot

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1756

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.61 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.279

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain