Figure of Il Capitano

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


Dimensions

Height: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.884

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Drawing his sword, his head turned to the right, wearing a white cap, pink cloak, white coat and trousers with blue and red borders and yellow shoes.

Provenance

Sönksen (d. 1926), London and Plön, Germany; October 27, 1927, Rüttgers and Sönksen collections sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich, lot 323. Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176h, probably 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