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Sitting cross-legged on a flower-applied base, holding a flower-applied candle-nozzle in each hand, his white robe edged in manganese and his flesh toned a pale yellow under a lead glaze, the flowers coloured in blue, green, yellow, ochre and manganese.

Provenance

Anonymous. May 22, 1973, sale, Sotheby & Co., London, lot 57. 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, mid-18th century

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1042

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery