Figure of Ragonda

German
1775–80
Made by Würzburg Manufactory


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1001

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On rectangular molded base with purple borders, lifting her right foot in a dancing pose, both hands on her hips, brown hair, narrow black neck-band, low-necked white dress with wide sleeves and bow, purple dots in groups of four, small flowers, pale green shoes, natural flesh-coloring.

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York; July 5, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 168, 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