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Group of Two Leopards

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Naturally colored in brown and black, playing, on a mound base.

Marks

Incised JH, probably for Johann Hess

Provenance

Franz Rieffel, Frankfurt. Heinrich Moritz, Frankfurt. December 3, 1979, Mrs. J. Werner sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 166, 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 1770

Object Place

Kassel, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2006.968

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics