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Figure of Cynthio

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His right foot forward, his gloved right hand raised and his head slightly turned, in black tricorn, edged in gilding, iron-red coat with blue facings, yellow waistcoat and iron-red breeches.

Marks

iron-red wheel mark

Provenance

Otto Blöhm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blöhm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas. 1948, sold by Stoner & Evans, New York, 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 1752

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.867

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics