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On small rocky base with small rock support, standing, left leg forward, left heel slightly lifted, left hand on hip, right hand holding the bugle, to his mouth, hair tied in a queue, cylindrical cap with badge in relief, the crowned arms of Saxony and the interlaced initials CA in two small...

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Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; October 10, 1961, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 624, probably to Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

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

German, about 1782

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Height: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

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Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain