Figure of Ragonda

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

2006.869

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Her right foot forward and her head slightly turned in yellow-braided puce hate, yellow braided blue bodice, puce-lined green skirt edged in yellow and blue-edged yellow skirt.

Markings

incised IG mark

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York [see note 1]; 1949, sold by Mrs. Blohm to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2006), New York [see note 2]; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

NOTES:
[1] Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as Collected by Otto Blohm (Munich, 1953), p. 133, cat. no. 170, pl. 49. [2] Lent to the "European Porcelain: A Special Exhibition," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 18-May 15, 1949, cat. no. 201.

Credit Line

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