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Standing, his left foot forward, his head to the left and his finger to his lips, his clothes striped in green and iron-red.

Marks

incised PI mark, iron-red wheel mark

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: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.874

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics