Corpus, Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory (German, 1747–present), Hard-paste porcelain; cross: wood (non-original), German, Nymphenburg

Corpus

Factory:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory (German, 1747–present)
Modeler:
Franz Anton Bustelli (Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1755
Culture:
German, Nymphenburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain; cross: wood (non-original)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 13 3/8 x 8 5/16 x 1 3/4 in. (34 x 21.1 x 4.4 cm);
Other (cross): 18 7/8 in. (47.9cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of his wife, Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.216.56
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on banderole at top of non-original cross: INRI [Jesus Nazarenus Rex Judaeorum (Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews)]

Marking: Impressed on reverse of figure: Shield (Nymphenburg factory mark)
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1977; bequeathed to MMA)