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Mezzetino

Porcelain figurine of a man in a hat wearing a white costume with light-blue details belted with a brown belt. The man holds a black covered cup and looks back over his right shoulder while walking.
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  • Porcelain figurine of a man in a hat wearing a white costume with light-blue details belted with a brown belt. The man holds a black covered cup and looks back over his right shoulder while walking.

Date:

c. 1765

Artist:

Modeler: Bustelli, Franz Anton
German, 1723-1763, b. Switzerland

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Franz Anton Bustelli (Modeler)

Title

Mezzetino

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality)

Date

1760–1770

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamel decoration

Dimensions

H. 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Fund to be designated later. Purchased from A & R Ball. *William McCallin McKee Fund

Reference Number

1958.409

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