Figure of a river god with ormulu base

German
about 1750
Made at Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.882a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Reclining figure with white hair and beard, crowned with leaves, a broken oar in left hand and jar under arm; cornucopia with wheat heads in right hand; bee-hive at foot.

Provenance

1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker