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Candlestick

Factory:
Doccia manufactory
Modeler:
Model attributed to Gaspero Bruschi (Italian, ca. 1710–1780, active 1737–80)
Date:
1760–70
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.397
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
This figure of a Turk is from a series of twenty-four produced at Doccia based on book illustrations depicting Middle Eastern costumes published in 1714 by Charles, count of Ferriol and French ambassador to Constantinople.
[ Harding , 1906; sold to MMA ]
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