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His arms by his side, his hands bent, wearing a white hat over an iron-red cap, white ruff, white coat and trousers trimmed with red.

Marks

incised B X 22

Provenance

Hans Lange, Mainz. 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 176o, 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: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.889

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics