Figure of Mezzetin

German
about 1752
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Christoph Ludwig von Lücke (German, about 1703–1780)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.874

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing, his left foot forward, his head to the left and his finger to his lips, his clothes striped in green and iron-red.

Markings

incised PI mark, iron-red wheel mark

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York; 1949, sold by Mrs. Blohm 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