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Seated figure on irregular base with large applied flower. She wears aubergine hat with yellow feathers, gray hair, aubergine cloak with green collar yellow bodice pink laced, white skirt yellow underskirt, aubergine shoe, red shoe. Bunch of grapes in right hand, brown basket of fruit at left elbow.

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 1755

Object Place

England

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

1988.945

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain