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From a series of the Continents, as a Moor in feathered headdress and skirt, and white cloak, striped in blue and iron-red, an alligator at his feet, on puce and gilt scroll base.

Marks

Blue crowned CT mark.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1765

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1008

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain