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White. On sloping square base, half-seated on tree trunk. Pointed cap, long sleeved jacket buttoned over protruding paunch, pantaloons and boots. Right hand holds handkerchief at right hip, left hand and foot thrust forward. 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

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.561

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain