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Chinese boy with bowl

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Seated figure of a Chinese boy with bowl wearing a yellow striped robe and brown sash. Floral decoration on bowl and toes damaged.


Mark: raised red anchor


By 1922 and at least until 1925, Alfred E. Hutton [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) NOTES: [1] See W. King, "Chelsea Porcelain of the Victoria and Albert Museum", London, 1922, plate 2. See also R. Blunt, ed., "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery," 1925, no. 122. At the time of both publications, this object was in Alfred E. Hutton's collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English (London), About 1749–52

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Overall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain