Figure of Harlekine

Figure of Harlequine

German
About 1754
Made by Fürstenberg Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Simon Feilner (1726–1798)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.881

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

In dancing attitude, her right arm on her hip and looking to her right, wearing a black tricorn hat with red pompon, white ruff, green laced bodice with blue bow and a dress patterned in green, red and blue check.

Markings

mark F in underglaze blue and Z incised

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York. 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