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Figure half sitting on stump on square base with applied flowers. Pink coat with gold buttons on very protruding stomach, black belt below, and yellow lined skirt. Linked "freed man's chain" over shoulder with profile medallion in gold. Arms raised.

Marks

Abraded red anchor mark on base

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 1752

Object Place

England

Dimensions

26.04 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.650

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain