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Figure of the Virgin

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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.

Marks

Impressed Bavarian shield mark and T. incised

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.936.1

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics