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Figure of Persian with blue fur lined jacket, yellow tunic, rose breeches and yellow high boots; right arm and index finger up; purple fur trimmed hat in left hand. Kaendler model. Flowers in relief on white base.


crossed swords in underglaze blue on back (indistinct)


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)

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Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, About 1745–50


Overall: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain