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The Doctor and Isabella

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An Italian Comedy group of the Doctor and Isabella, the girl in gilt-lined conical hat, producing a snake from her apron and menacing her companion, her coat edged with finely painted floral scrolls and her skirt with a trellis pattern in purple, green and gold; the Doctor seated on rockwork...

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Provenance

March 24, 1969, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 167, where most probably bought by Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York, NY; 2002, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, the William Francis Warden Fund, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund. (Accession date: June 26, 2002)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, William Francis Warden Fund, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian (Capodimonte), about 1750

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.121

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain