Figure of Jupiter

German
about 1762
Made by Kelsterbach Factory (1761–1768), Modeled by Johann Carl Vogelmann (German, active 1760-1784) (active 1760–1784)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2006.978.2

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

The goddess, walking forward, her arms outstretched and her right breast bared, her hair dressed with pearls, her companion crowned and holding a thunderbolt in his right hand, both with vigorously modeled drapery blown in the wind, the bases with rococo shell motifs to the front.

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger