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Figure of Ragonda

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On rectangular molded base with purple borders, lifting her right foot in a dancing pose, both hands on her hips, brown hair, narrow black neck-band, low-necked white dress with wide sleeves and bow, purple dots in groups of four, small flowers, pale green shoes, natural flesh-coloring.

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 5, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 168, 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, 1775–80

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1001

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics