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On squared modeled base with applied flowers. Long white robe, yellow sash, brown vest. Bird's head hilted sword in black and gold scabbard hung on green ribbons; brown bow in left hand, arrow held under right arm, quiver on black strap across chest. Pink

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, mid-18th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

20.64 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.274

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain