Figure of Il Capitano

German
about 1775
Made at Fürstenberg Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Simon Feilner (1726–1798)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

12.06 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1195

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure standing with head turned to right, one arm crossing chest to draw back sword held in other hand. Wearing blue cloche hat, brown jacket, purple cape, white trousers. Minor abrasion to enamel overall.

Markings

"F [script]" in blue enamel.

Provenance

By 1967, Kiyi and Edward Pflueger, New York, NY; 1967, year-end gift of Kiyi and Edward Pflueger. (Accession date: December 21, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger