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Ormolu wall applique in the Régence style, shaped and molded with foliage, strapwork and birds in red, green, blue, lavender, black and gold, the center with a lady doing a torch dance.


Until 1979, Kathryn Bache Miller (b. 1896 – d. 1979), New York; April 17 -19, 1980, Miller estate sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, New York, lot 1179, 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)

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

Chinese for export, Qing dynasty (Qianlong), About 1735–40

Object Place

China for export


Height: 48.3 cm (19 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, later gilt-bronze candle branches