Bust of Mark Anthony

Bust of Caracalla
Bust of Marcus Aurelius

Dutch or French
dated 1718, but possibly 19th century
Possibly by De Paauw (Peacock) Factory (working 1651-1774), Mark ascribed to David Kam


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 39.4 x 22.9 cm (21 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1973.103

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Blue and white decoration. Head slightly forward and turned right. Bearded, mouth open. 9-pointed crown with floral design border/and small ‘head’ pendent in center. Epaulets on top of pleated sleeves with animal head decoration. Rosette on left shoulder with decorated strap extending diagonally across chest. Self-base with fluted top, tapering middle and widening to square foot. Foliate design on base. Central monogram of entwined letters M A and two opposing C’s.

Signed

Signed and dated 1718

Markings

Marks interpreted as "De Paeuw" "1718" and "DQX1 [or Y] " on back.

Provenance

Nystad Antiquairs Lochem, Amsterdam (dealer); December 1972, purchased from Nystad by MFA with funds provided by Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes