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The Fisherman
  • Chelsea Pottery
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • The Fisherman, circa 1753–1758
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 20.3 cm
    Object Height: 8 in
  • Gift of Judge Irwin Untermyer
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0016

"Fisherman", Chelsea, Red Anchor Period. Male figure holding a fish in his upraised left hand, wears a broadbrimmed black hat, white shirt and pale yellow breeches. His feet are bare. A basket containing four fish rests upon the tree stump at the rear, encrusted with flowers, as is the irregular slab base.