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Minerva

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory (German, 1747–present)
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
German, Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.57
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel, outlined in gold, on Minerva's shield: [1] Shield (Nymphenburg factory mark)

Incised on base: [2] Z
[ Alex Ball , New York, before 1943; sold to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1943; to MMA)
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