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Figure of Bagolin

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In walking attitude, playing a lute wearing a white cap with purple stripes, white ruff, purple and white striped jacket and trousers and gray and mauve cloak.

Provenance

1916, art market, Frankfurt. Max von Bleichert, Leipzig; December 8-10, 1931, Bleichert sale, Lepke, Berlin, lot 209. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176e, probably to Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

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

German, about 1754

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.882

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics