Figure of Dr. Boloardo

German
about 1754
Made by Fürstenberg Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Simon Feilner (1726–1798)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.888

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

With left foot forward and hands extended, wearing a large black hat with the brim turned up at the front, yellow-lined white coat, iron-red waistcoat, black breeches and red shoes.

Markings

incised OB

Provenance

By 1923, Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York [see note 1]; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 176n, probably to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2006), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

NOTES:
[1] C. Scherer, "Die Fürstenberger Komödianten Simon Feilners," Cicerone 25 (1923), p. 73, fig. 6.

Credit Line

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