Figure of a Girl with a Monkey
Object Place: Italy
Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
In white bonnet, gilt scarf and cuffs and with a blue scroll border to her white dress, the monkey in white fancy-dress with gilt edge on white rockwork base.
Incuse fleur-de-lys mark
March 28, 1977, anonymous sale ("Property of a Noted European Collector") [see note 1], Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 138. Winifred Williams Antiques, London; June 22, 1977, sold by Williams 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)
 Hugo Morely-Fletcher, "Early European Porcelain & Faience as Collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger" (London, 1993), suggests that the seller was Edmond de Rothschild.
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger