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Nun-Heloise

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Seated on oval base in flowing white robes with gold stars on long veil. Puce book in left hand, right turning page, inscribed Omnia Vanitas. 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 1752

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.93 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.604

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain