Figure of Scaramouche Playing the Mandolin

German
about 1764–65
Made at Kloster-Veilsdorf Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Wenzel Neu (1707–1774)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

2004.220

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

In black cloak and suit (tip of his instrument missing)

Provenance

By 1963, Edward M. Pflueger and Kiyi Powers Pflueger, New York [see note 1]; 2004, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 2004)

NOTES:
[1] Ernst Kramer, "Die Theaterfiguren von Closter Veilsdorf," Keramos 20 (1963): fig. 2.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, and John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund