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As an old man, striding, his left foot forward, his left hand tucked under his cloak and his right supporting his beard, in black cap over iron-red skull-cap, puce suite with purple flowers and gilt braiding.

Provenance

Hermann Bénédict Hayum Goldschmidt (b. 1831 - d. 1886) and Ottilie Przibram Goldschmidt (b. 1843 - d. 1923), Brussels; June 16-19, 1924, Goldschmidt-Przibram sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, lot 357. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176a, probably 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 1754

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.878

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics