Group with Chinese Horseman Fighting a Leopard

German
About 1766–67
Made by Nymphenburg Manufactory (Germany), Possibly modeled by Franz Anton Bustelli (1723–1763)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.967

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

The man in black foliate hat, his shirt with blue rosettes and patterned puce borders, his iron-red trousers with rosettes on a dappled gray horse, the leopard naturally decorated.

Markings

Impressed shield mark, F and DI

Provenance

M.H. Graham Vivian. December 10, 1954, sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 62. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York.

Credit Line

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