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  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1761 (made)


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


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


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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