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Gardner

Hard Paste. Figure holding spade and facing to right. Clad in green hat and coat with puce trim, puce flowered vest and striped breeches, by his side a watering can surmounted by green melon, on scrolled base picked-out in puce. Mark: a cross.

Provenance

By 1967, Kiyi and Edward Pflueger, New York, NY; 1967, gift of Kiyi and Edward Pflueger. (Accession date: December 21, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger

about 1765–70

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

67.1194

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain