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Man playing flute, seated; beige hat orange band, white jacket, turquoise knickers, bowed shoes seated woman, child on lap, holding sheet music; white dress decorated with flowers and yellow trim. Oval base with flowers in relief.

Marks

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Provenance

By 1965, 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: 14.2 x 16.4 x 15.5 cm (5 9/16 x 6 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2092

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain