Figure of Bagolin

German
about 1752
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Christoph Ludwig von Lücke (German, about 1703–1780)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.866

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Standing, his left foot forward, playing his lute, his head slightly turned to the left, his hat, cloak and suit striped and lined in iron-red.

Markings

Iron-red wheel mark, PI incised

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York; 1949, sold by Mrs. Blohm to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2006), 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