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English, Snowman type. Standing on square (?) base with applied flowers on front edge. Wears turban, ankle length coat with cape collar and sash, sword at left, right hand at hip. Mark: incised sword or crossed L's on botton.


By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

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13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain