From the Commedia dell'Arte, in chequered bodice and cream skirt reserved with a border of trailing roses.
Impressed Bavarian shield mark at side of base.
April 10, 1962, anonymous sale ("Property of a Lady"), Sotheby & Co., London, lot 140, to The Antique Porcelain Company, New York, for £5000; April 1962, sold by The Antique Porcelain Company to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger
Figure of Lalage
German, about 1756