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Figure of Carter after Teniers. Square base, cut corners, applied flowers, stump. Figure in black hat, tattered white shirt and trousers, stands at ease with arms folded. Peach fluorescence.

Inscription

unmarked

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 1753–57

Object Place

England

Dimensions

19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.753

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain