Figure of Pierrot

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


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.872

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcleain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Singing and dancing, his left foot forward, swinging his arms, in broad-brimmed black hat, his white suit edged in iron-red.

Markings

incised IGE 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