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Girl in a Swing

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Group in white; girl swinging between tree-stumps.


By 1924, probably Alfred Hutton, London. Stoner & Evans, dealer, London [see note 1]; By 1930, Frank Stoner, Stoner & Evans, sold to Richard C. Paine, Boston [see note 2]; 1953, gift of Richard C. Paine. (Accession date: June 16, 1953) NOTES: [1] See letter from Frank Stoner, June 14, 1932, in museum file. [2] According to museum files, Richard C. Paine first gave the figure to the MFA in 1930. Following a return to him and the dealer Frank Stoner, in order to review the figure's production, Richard C. Paine made a gift of the figure to the MFA again in 1953.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English (London), About 1749–59


Overall: 15.2 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm (6 x 7 x 5 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain