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A NYMPHENBURG FIGURE OF A FAUN
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A NYMPHENBURG FIGURE OF A FAUN

CIRCA 1760, INCISED M/3

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A NYMPHENBURG FIGURE OF A FAUN
CIRCA 1760, INCISED M/3
Emblematic of Pan, modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli seated on a tree-stump on a grassy scroll-moulded shaped oval base, holding a twig aloft in his right hand, some areas of restoration to leaf in raised hand, one hoof, a twig on tree-stump and tail, raised arm broken through and restored
4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

This figure is from the 'Ovidian Gods' series of circa 1755, probably the earliest of Bustelli's models. For a further discussion of this series see Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan Sammlung Bäuml, Stuttgart, 1997, pp. 23-33.

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