User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman playing a harp

Start collecting

Standing on base with lines & dots in lavendar. Toes of yellow shoes beneath vine-edged skirt. Patterned long blouse with yellow inner sleeves, lavendar ribbon on cap. Harp light brown with darker lines for strings. Script mark & LB conjoined in purple on bottom.

Provenance

1916, Rosenfeld-Goldsmidt Collection, no. 929. Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection; 1954, gift of Jessie and Sigmund Katz to the MFA.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

German, about 1770

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

12.22 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.691

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain