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Seated Sage

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Seated on rock-work, in leafy hat, once holding a cup in his left hand.

Provenance

Possibly René Fribourg (b. 1880 - d. 1963), New York [see note 1]. 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: [1] Hugo Morely-Fletcher, author of "Early European Porcelain & Faience as Collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger" (London, 1993), believes that René Fribourg owned this piece at one time.

Credit Line

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

Figure of a seated sage

French, about 1725

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.960

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics