Modeled as a young boy wearing a manganese hat on his blue hair, a green jacket, yellow breeches and iron-red shoes, climbing onto the back of a manganese shaggy goat recumbent on a green conformingly shaped low base, the goat’s mouth open to reveal his iron-red tongue, and his bearded neck turned to the right and being clasped by the lad’s hands.
Polychrome goat and boy tureen and cover
Delft, circa 1770
Length: 36.6 cm. (14 7/16 in.); width 24.4 cm. (9 1/4 in.); height: 30.5 cm. (12 in.)
Aronson Delftware D1078