Figure of Africa

Spanish
about 1765
Made by Buen Retiro Manufactory, Spain (Spanish)


Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.973

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

From a set of Continents, standing and holding a cornucopia in elephant head-dress and gold trimmed, white and yellow robes on high rockwork base.

Provenance

Anonymous. March 29, 1976, sale, Christie's, London, lot 112. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

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