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Figure of Isabella's Maid

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Standing, her right foot forward, looking to the right, in purple jacket, dark-blue skirt edged in yellow, white apron edged with iron-red and with two fleur-de-lys and scrolling foliage border.

Marks

iron-red wheel mark, incised IPG

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (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: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.873

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics