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Figure of the Bulgarian Girl

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Figure of the Persian's Wife with coned hat, cream coat with yellow ribbons, rose colored skirt, yellow slippers, right forearm bent upward, left on hip, flowers in relief on white base. Kaendler model.

Marks

crossed swords in underglaze blue on back (indistinct)

Provenance

By 1944, with Jas. A. Lewis & Son, New York; October 26, 1944 sold by Jas. A. Lewis & Son to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1750

Dimensions

Overall: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2063

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain