8 December 2003
A Nymphenburg white figure of Pierrot
Late 18th Century
After a model by F.A. Bustelli, with his head turned to his right, striding forward holding a torch, wearing a hat, ruff, a jacket with a belt, trousers and ribboned shoes, before a scroll-moulded support tapering to a shaped flat base edged with sweeping scrolls (left arm, right hand and section of base restuck, chip to brim of hat and left index finger, chipping to edge of base at back, minute chipping to ribbons)
7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high
Museo Castello del Buonconsiglio, Trento, inv. M.N. n. 507.
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Alfred Ziffer, 1991, p. 74, no. 37 (where this example is dated as after 1765).
For a coloured example of this figure in the Bäuml Collection, see Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan, Sammlung Bäuml, Schloss Nymphenburg Catalogue, Munich (Stuttgart, 1997), p. 62, no. 96.
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