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The Chinese Magician's Family

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Figural group of a man and woman in Eastern costumes with two children and a monkey. Man in large blue hat lined pink, black scarf, long white garment with flowers in colorsand liend with yellow. Woman in white dress edged with yellow and pink, white skirt with flowers in colors. The two boys...

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Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1765

Object Place

England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.381

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain