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Portrait bust of Herzog Carl I

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Wearing armor under a high collared white shirt, blue sash hung with a badge and loose puce cloak lined with ermine and molded with a star.

Provenance

About 1758-59, Carl I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (b. 1713 - d. 1780) (probably original commission) [see note 1]. By 1965, 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) NOTES: Carl I founded the Fürstenberg Porcelain Company in 1747.

Credit Line

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

German, About 1758–59

Object Place

Fürstenberg, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2006.904

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics