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Staning on square base with applied flowers. Wears battered black tricorn hat, long white cloak over bare shoulders, tattered yellow breeches, and black shoes. Holds cloak in hidden left hand. Mark: red anchor, Peach fluorescence, overcast. See companion

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 1753

Object Place

England

Dimensions

22.23 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.645

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain