Figure of Gobiel

German
about 1764–65
Made at Kloster-Veilsdorf Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Wenzel Neu (1707–1774)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2005.216

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

In green striped turban, cloak and suit, holding a letter (hand and letter restored)

Provenance

October 21, 1980, anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, lot 16, to Edward M. Pflueger and Kiyi Powers Pflueger, New York; 2005, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2005)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund