Portrait bust of Herzog Carl I
Made by Fürstenberg Manufactory (Germany)
Object Place: Fürstenberg, Germany
Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)
Wearing armor under a high collared white shirt, blue sash hung with a badge and loose puce cloak lined with ermine and molded with a star.
Carl I, Duke of Braunschweig was the patron of the Fürstenburg factory.
About 1758-59, Carl I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (b. 1713 - d. 1780) (probably original commission) [see note 1]. By 1965, 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)
Carl I founded the Fürstenberg Porcelain Company in 1747.
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger