Bust of Furst Ludwig Friedrich Carl Zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen

about 1770
Made by Kloster-Veilsdorf Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Ludwig Daniel Heyd (German, 1722–1801)

Object Place: Kloster-Veilsdorf, Germany


Overall: 31.8 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm (12 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)





Modeled to the right on white marble socle base.


About 1770, probably Ludwig Friedrich Carl, Prince of Hohenlohe-Oehringen (b. 1723 – d. 1805) and Sophie Amalie Caroline, Duchess of Saxony-Hildburghausen (b. 1732 – d. 1799), Oehringen, Germany; possibly by descent within the family [see note 1]; October 5, 1995, Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden-Baden sale, Sotheby & Co., Munich, lot 801, 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)


[1] The busts were in the collections at Grossherzogliches Residenzschloss in Karlsruhe, Germany (Koelitz inventory no. 2479, taken in 1883) and the Neues Schloss in Baden-Baden, Germany (Richter inventory no. 2194, taken in 1919).

Credit Line

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