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Gallant with Bootblack

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White, on irregular base leaning against pedestal with scroll edges. Taking snuff from box in left hand. Right foot on stool at which boy kneels with brush in right hand. Man in open three quarter coat, breeches, boy in broad brimmed hat, belted coat.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.61 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.575

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain