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Figure of Harlekine

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In dancing attitude, her right arm on her hip and looking to her right, wearing a black tricorn hat with red pompon, white ruff, green laced bodice with blue bow and a dress patterned in green, red and blue check.

Marks

mark F in underglaze blue and Z incised

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas. 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

Figure of Harlequine

German, About 1754

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.881

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics