Figure of Isabella

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


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

20.32 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

62.1238

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Isabella, from the Italian Comedy based on prints by Probat and Schübler. Standing on circular base with applied flowers. Red and green hem on white skirt, gilt borders. Neck ruff. Feathers in brown hair restored.

Inscription

Paper label on underside of base: "142" printed in black ink.

Provenance

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 176k, probably to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2006), New York; 1962, gift of Edward M. Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward M. Pflueger