Group of Two Leopards

German
about 1770
Made by Kassel Manufactory


Object Place: Kassel, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2006.968

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Naturally colored in brown and black, playing, on a mound base.

Markings

Incised JH, probably for Johann Hess

Provenance

Franz Rieffel, Frankfurt. Heinrich Moritz, Frankfurt. December 3, 1979, Mrs. J. Werner sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 166, to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), 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