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Man selling fish

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Seated at table with basket of fish. Wearing black hat, red waistcoat, white sleeves, black boots. Flowered scroll base (somewhat repaired). Mark: RED ANCHOR.

Marks

Red anchor mark in red enamel on back of stump

Provenance

Probably Alfred E. Hutton, London. 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, 1750–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.270

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain