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Figure of December

A standing figure clad in long light blue, fur-lined robe and matching tasseled hat, blowing on coals in a brazier in his right hand.

Marks

Carl Theodor mark beneath a crown and dot in underglaze blue.

Provenance

By 1977, Abby Rockefeller Mauze; 1977, bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze. (Accession date: May 11, 1977)

Credit Line

Bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze

German, about 1762–66

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

1977.298

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain