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Bust of Furst Ludwig Friedrich Carl Zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen

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Modeled to the right on white marble socle base.


About 1770, probably Ludwig Friedrich Carl, Prince of Hohenlohe-Oehringen (b. 1723 – d. 1805) and Sophie Amalie Caroline, Duchess of Saxony-Hildburghausen (b. 1732 – d. 1799), Oehringen, Germany; possibly by descent within the family [see note 1]; October 5, 1995, Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden-Baden sale, Sotheby & Co., Munich, lot 801, to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006) NOTES: [1] The busts were in the collections at Grossherzogliches Residenzschloss in Karlsruhe, Germany (Koelitz inventory no. 2479, taken in 1883) and the Neues Schloss in Baden-Baden, Germany (Richter inventory no. 2194, taken in 1919).

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1770

Object Place

Kloster-Veilsdorf, Germany


Overall: 31.8 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm (12 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain