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Putto representing Astronomy

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Mate to C 243a. Gold star in hair. Blue lined yellow drapery with red stylized flowers. Holds celestial globe in right arm. Mark: red anchor. Peach fluorescence.

Marks

Mark: red anchor

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

Object Place

England

Dimensions

12.39 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.773

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain