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Figure of Il Dottore

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Standing with right foot forward and right hand raised, in a large black hat, long black coat with white ruff, black doublet and hose with purple waistcoat and belt, on flat white base.


Impressed with the shield mark and the letter T (Imperial Factory).


1928, Karl Mayer, Vienna; November 19-21, 1928, Mayer sale, Glückselig, Vienna, lot 292. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; October 9, 1961, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 698, 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

Austrian (Vienna), about 1765


Height: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain