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Captain Spavento

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1760, decoration 19th–20th century
Culture:
German, Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.196
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 538
Inscription: Traces of an illegible inscription on the underside.

Marking: Impressed underglaze on pedestal support: [1] Shield; Painted in underglaze blue enamel on edge of base: [2] 6 alchemical symbols in underglaze blue; Incised on unglazed underside of base: [3] annulet O
Otto and Magdalena Blohm ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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