Figure of Hungarian Man

German
About 1745–50
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2062

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of Persian with blue fur lined jacket, yellow tunic, rose breeches and yellow high boots; right arm and index finger up; purple fur trimmed hat in left hand. Kaendler model. Flowers in relief on white base.

Markings

crossed swords in underglaze blue on back (indistinct)

Provenance

October 26, 1944, sold by Jas. A. Lewis and Son, New York, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection