Figure of Hunter

German
about 1750–53
Made at Höchst Manufactory (Germany), Possibly decorated by Johann Zechinger (1723–after 1755)


Dimensions

Overall: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2107

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of figures-Hunter and Huntress. Hunter with tri-cornered hat, green coat and breeches, right holding tumbler, left decanter, gun against left arm, dog and game birds on base, rabbit and hunting horn hanging in rear. Huntress: tri-corner hat, green coat over purple bodice and flowered dress, game birds in each hand, gun against right arm, two dogs on base.

Markings

incised 3

Provenance

By 1944, with A. & R. Ball, New York, NY; October 3, 1944, sold by A. & R. Ball to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection