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On sloping square base, half sits on plinth. Wears tight cap, short jacket, loose cloak, handle length tight trousers. Right hand behind under cloak, bag in left, dagger at waist. 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

11.43 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.582

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain