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White. On sloping square base, hole at back shows inside glazing. Crouching figure in wide brimmed (broken) hat, upturned with feather, held in twisted right hand. Mask on face, right jacket belted at waist, ankle high trousers, pointed shoes. Unmarked.

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

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.577

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain