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Figure of Isabella

Isabella, from the Italian Comedy based on prints by Probat and Schübler. Standing on circular base with applied flowers. Red and green hem on white skirt, gilt borders. Neck ruff. Feathers in brown hair restored.

Inscription

Paper label on underside of base: "142" printed in black ink.

Provenance

Purchased from the Antique Porcelain Company, NY.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward M. Pflueger

about 1754

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

62.1238

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain