Seated Sage

Figure of a seated sage

French
about 1725
Made by Saint-Cloud Manufactory (France)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.960

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated on rock-work, in leafy hat, once holding a cup in his left hand.

Provenance

Possibly René Fribourg (b. 1880 - d. 1963), New York [see note 1]. 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)

NOTES:

[1] Hugo Morely-Fletcher, author of "Early European Porcelain & Faience as Collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger" (London, 1993), believes that René Fribourg owned this piece at one time.

Credit Line

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