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Putto as Cupid (one of three figures)

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
German, Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.531
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black enamel, on continents on globe: EUROP / AFRICA / ASIA / AMERICA (indistinct) / AMERI

Marking: Incised into base on underside: [1] I, dot below [unrecorded]

Impressed on edge of base at rear: [2] Shield (Nymphenburg factory mark)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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