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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.

Marks

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

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.1018

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain