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Disguised as a man, with left foot forward, her hands behind her back, in flowing cloak with purple rosettes over green bodice and black breeches, her gray hair under purple cap with brown border

Marks

incised mark

Provenance

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 176b, 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

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.879

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics