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Factory:
Doccia manufactory
Modeler:
After a model by Balthasar Permoser (German, Kammer, near Otting, Chiemgau, Bavaria 1651–1732 Dresden)
Date:
ca. 1760–70
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
These two figures derive from a set of the Four Seasons originally carved in ivory by Balthasar Permoser. Carlo Ginori (1702–1757), founder of the Doccia factory, owned examples of Permoser's work.
[ sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet , New York, April 4, 1972, no. 410; sold to MMA ]
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