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Figure of Pantaloon

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Inscription

Incised on base: "3 H" Adhered to underside of base: (1) paper label of Antique Porcelain Coompany, New York; (2) and second paper label, with hand-written inscription: "PR FURSTENBERG/ C.1755 - ANTIQUE/ PORC. CO. N.Y./ JEAN TO A.R.M./ XMAS '59"

Provenance

About 1959, purchased from Antique Porcelain Company, New York; by 1959, Abby Rockefeller Mauze; 1977, gift to the MFA by Abby Rockefeller Mauze.

Credit Line

Bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze

German, about 1754

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 12.3 x 7.6 cm (7 7/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

1977.300

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics