Figure of La Scaramouche

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


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.885

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Her right hand lifting her skirt, her left hand on her hip, wearing black tricorn hat, white ruff, lilac flowered coat, blue bodice and skirt enameled with flowers, gilt borders.

Provenance

By 1923, Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York [see note 1]; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176i, 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)

NOTES:
[1] Max Sauerlandt, Deutsche Porzellan-Figuren des 18. Jahrhunderts (Cologne, 1923), p. 125, cat. no. 50.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger