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Modelled as a seated child, holding a yellow sheaf in pale blue loin cloth.


Brown wheel mark and painter's mark of Johann Zechinger.


By 1925, Adolf Beckhardt (b. 1890 - d. 1962), Frankfurt and New York [see note 1]. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006) NOTES: [1] He lent this to the exhibition "Höchster Porzellan" (Mainz, 1925), cat. no. 46.

Credit Line

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

German, 1750–53


Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain