Figure of Mezzetin
Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)
Standing, trying to hide the letter he is holding, in yellow-green hat, black mask, white ruff and green-striped white suit, yellow shoes, gilt buckles and belt.
Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 201, probably sold 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)
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger