Figure of Summer

German
1750–53
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1051

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Modelled as a seated child, holding a yellow sheaf in pale blue loin cloth.

Markings

Brown wheel mark and painter's mark of Johann Zechinger.

Provenance

By 1925, Adolf Beckhardt (b. 1890 - d. 1962), Frankfurt and New York [see note 1]. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

NOTES:
[1] He lent this to the exhibition "Höchster Porzellan" (Mainz, 1925), cat. no. 46.

Credit Line

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