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Peasant Boy

On shaped and somewhat fluted base, leaning on stump. Yellow tricorn hat, yellow coat with pale flowers, light pink cape, white shirt, green breeches, slovenly stocking and black sabots. Unmarked.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.839

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain