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Putto representing Winter

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Snowman type. White. On high slanting base with cut corners applied twigs or coral on sides and typical flower at right front. Seated on rock, cloth around head and upper body, arms inside. Urn-shaped brazier with flame between legs. Stick of coral curved


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 1750–55

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11.49 cm (4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain