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On rectangular molded base, standing in the disguise of a man, bending forward, both hands hidden behind her back under her cloak, wearing a fur-trimmed brown cap on her dark hair, white bodice and breeches with blue dots in groups of four, her long cloak with purple trefoil pattern, black...

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Provenance

Otto Blöhm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blöhm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 5, 1960, Blöhm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 170, probably to Edward M. and Kiyi Pflueger, New York; 2003, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 2003)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, Frank B. Bemis Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, and Frederick L. Jack Fund, by exchange

Isabella's Maid in Disguise

German (Wurzburg), About 1775–80

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

2003.297

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain