Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of a laughing boy

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory (German, 1747–present)
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
1761
Culture:
German, Neudeck-Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.515
Not on view
Marking: Impressed on front, at base of jacket: [1] Shield (Nymphenburg factory mark); [2] 3
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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