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Figure of a Lady

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Although no similar Gera figure would seem to be recorded, the present piece is comparable with the finest products of this small factory. There is no record of other Gera Comedy figures, but this figure is certainly intended to represent a theatrical character.

Marks

Blue G mark.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1780

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1004

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain