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Modeled as Neptune astride his seahorse amid wave-scrolls and encrustations, the base with further encrustations, splashed in manganese, blue and yellow


June 30, 1986, anonymous sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 332, 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 (Schleswig), mid-18th century

Object Place

Eckernförde, Germany


Height: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery