Figure of a Chinese Man

French
about 1730
Made by Saint-Cloud Manufactory (France)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.928.2

Medium or Technique

Ceramic; porcelain

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

White, bowing, with laughing expression, with clenched fist, in flowing robe.

Provenance

Until 1990, Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; March 21, 1991, posthumous Firestone sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, New York, lot 29, 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