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Figure of a Magot

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One of a Pair of Figures of Magots. Seated looking up and holding peony sprays, each with a further spray on his knee, with long ears, moustaches and flowing robes, on rockwork base. Facing left

Provenance

David David-Weill (b. 1871 - d. 1952), Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. October 29, 1973, anonymous sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 190. 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

French, about 1730

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.955.1

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain