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Mercury

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Mercury. On irregular round base with modelled pedestal, inkwell and quill, scroll and scattered coins at base, Brown winged hat, rose drapery, high yellow winged sandals laced with rose ribbons. Holds yellow money bag at left shoulder, red and gold caduceus in right hand. Unmarked.

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 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.61 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.607

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain