Figure of Pantaloone

Figure of Portia

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


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 10.2 x 7 cm (7 13/16 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.301

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Inscription

Photo in file shows "Dymo" embossed plastic labels affixed to underside of base: "PR. FURSTENBURG C. 1775 A[ntique] P[orcelain] CO./N.Y. J[ean] M[auze] to ARM. XMAS '59."

Markings

Incised on base: "F [script]" and "J [?] H"

Provenance

About 1959, purchased from Antique Porcelain Company, New York, by Jean Mauze; by 1959, Abby Rockefeller Mauze; 1977, gift to the MFA by Abby Rockefeller Mauze.

Credit Line

Bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze