Figure of a Magot
Made at Saint-Cloud Manufactory (France)
Height: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a Pair of Figures of Magots. Seated looking up and holding peony sprays, each with a further spray on his knee, with long ears, moustaches and flowing robes, on rockwork base. Facing right.
David David-Weill (b. 1871 - d. 1952), Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine, France [see note]. October 29, 1973, anonymous sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 190, to the Antique Porcelain Co., Ltd., London, for Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)
NOTE: According to Hugo Morley-Fletcher, Early European Porcelain and Faience as collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger, vol. 2 (1993), p. 50.
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger