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Beggar, woman with child at side

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Woman with child at side and infant tied to back in a scarf, man with a staff and dog, stump left hand, extending hat with right, in ragged garments on flat rococco bases, decorated in enamel colors and gold. Designed as part of set of three figures, including MFA 1983.116 (Beggar) and central...

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Provenance

Around 1950s, Antique Porcelain Company, New York; around 1950s, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to R. Thornton Wilson, New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Joan Bergere Drayton

German, 1755–63

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

1983.115

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics