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White, from a crucifixion group, standing gazing up with an expression of grief, her hands clasped, her clothing handled with typical rococo movement, on a square base.


Impressed Bavarian shield mark and T. incised


July 4, 1983, anonymous sale ("property of a gentleman"), Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 72, to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger 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 1756

Object Place

Nymphenburg, Germany


Height: 31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain