Figure of Pantaloon

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


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.878

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

As an old man, striding, his left foot forward, his left hand tucked under his cloak and his right supporting his beard, in black cap over iron-red skull-cap, puce suite with purple flowers and gilt braiding.

Provenance

Hermann Bénédict Hayum Goldschmidt (b. 1831 - d. 1886) and Ottilie Przibram Goldschmidt (b. 1843 - d. 1923), Brussels; June 16-19, 1924, Goldschmidt-Przibram sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, lot 357. 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 176a, 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)

Credit Line

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