Hunting Group

German
about 1760
Made at Frankenthal Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 24.9 cm (10 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2100

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Ajouré rococo base; seated huntsman holding gun; pipe in mouth, tri-corner hat, green coat, yellow breeches; black high boots; lady companion in green hat and costume standing with gun and powder horn, dog to her left; background pedestal holding rococo style urn. Tree trunk draped by bird net. Damage some repair to urn in two places; head missing from game bird, barrels of both guns reglued. Model by J.F. Lück.

Markings

incised 2H or HZ

Provenance

By 1944, with A. & R. Ball, New York, NY; June 26, 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