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Seated Musician

Shaped and modeled base with applied flowers. Skirted lavendar coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat with ruffles, lavendar knee breeches. Black shoes & bow tying peruke. Brown guitar. Small blue cross-swords mark on back of base.

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer

German, about 1748

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

56.278

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain