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Bust of Duke of Cumberland

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Bust of Duke of Cumberland modeled in white porcelain. Cut round and mounted on ebony pedestal.

Inscription

unmarked

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 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

24.13 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.748

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain