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With left foot forward and hands extended, wearing a large black hat with the brim turned up at the front, yellow-lined white coat, iron-red waistcoat, black breeches and red shoes.

Marks

incised OB

Provenance

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 176n, 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: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.888

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics