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Putto as Saturn

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1755–56
Culture:
German, Neudeck-Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.536
Not on view
Marking: Incised under glaze on top of base at rear: [1] FB [initials of Franz Anton Bustelli]

Incised [?] under glaze on drapery around top left of leg: [2] Astronomical symbol for Saturn

Impressed on top of base to left of scythe: [3] Shield (Nymphenburg factory mark)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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