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On circular base, applied flowers, short branching stump. Black tricorn hat, white edges; hair tied with black ribbon; yellow waitcoat with gold edges and buttons, brilliant red coat, white cuffs, epaulet on right shoulder, black knee breeches and shoes with gilded buckles.

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1752

Object Place

England

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.754

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain