Figure of a Lady with an Owl Disguised as a Baby

Italian
about 1750
Made by Capodimonte Manufactory (Italian (near Naples)), Modeled by Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, born about 1700-died in 1770)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.950

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

In yellow cap, white dress trimmed in gold and puce, and blue and gold shoes.

Markings

Impressed fleur-de-lys and 43 mark

Provenance

August 16, 1976, purchased by 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