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Not on inventory nor described in note book. Square base with flower and leaves. Left foot forward, head to right. Long cloak buttoned at neck open to show sash, underskirt and pantaloons meeting boots. Arms bent, left hand at hip, right forward (missing?

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, 18th century, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1003

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain