Allegorical figure of America

German
about 1765
Made by Frankenthal Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Wilhelm Lanz (German, active in France, 1748–1761)


Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1008

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

From a series of the Continents, as a Moor in feathered headdress and skirt, and white cloak, striped in blue and iron-red, an alligator at his feet, on puce and gilt scroll base.

Markings

Blue crowned CT mark.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

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