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Bust

  • Place of origin:

    Nymphenburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1761 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bustelli, Franz Anton (modeller)
    Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the Murray Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.30-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 5

Physical description

Bust of a little girl, head turned and inclined to the right, her hair bound in a blue ribbon and decorated with a yellow feathered tulip and a purple red-centred flower with green leaves; purple frilled collar and white lace corsage. The pedestal is four-lobed and is decorated with wavy yellow scrolls above flame-like rococo foliation picked out in red, green, yellow, blue and purple, and oval "slits" similarly coloured.

Place of Origin

Nymphenburg (made)

Date

ca. 1761 (made)

Artist/maker

Bustelli, Franz Anton (modeller)
Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

A shield with the arms of Bavaria and '3'
Impressed on a scroll of the pedestal

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bust of a litte girl, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, from a model by Franz Anton Bustelli, Nymphenburg porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1761

Production Note

From a model by Franz Anton Bustelli

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Girls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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