Figure of Isabella
Object Place: Europe, Germany
20.32 cm (8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
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.
Paper label on underside of base: "142" printed in black ink.
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)
Gift of Edward M. Pflueger