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Group - <i> Liebespaar in der Ruine</i>or Lovers in a Ruin
  • Liebespaar in der Ruineor Lovers in a Ruin
    Bustelli, Franz Anton
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Liebespaar in der Ruineor Lovers in a Ruin

  • Object:

    Group

  • Place of origin:

    Nymphenburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)
    1756 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed hard-paste porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased under the bequest of Captain H.B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.324-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Q, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure group of two lovers in white glazed hard-paste porcelain. The boy grasps the girl's chin and is about to embrace her. Between them is a dog. She is sitting on a rococo seat. Behind are ruins and a ledge on which sits a goat.

Place of Origin

Nymphenburg (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)
1756 (modelled)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Glazed hard-paste porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

Shield with the arms of Bavaria
Impressed on the keystone of a ruined arch

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of two lovers in white glazed hard-paste porcelain, lovers in a ruin, modelled by F.A. Bustelli 1756, made by Nymphenburg porcelain factory, Nymphenburg, ca. 1760.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dog; Ruins; Goat; Lovers; Boy; Girl

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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