Pair of Candelabra with Figures of Venus and Aeolus

German (Nymphenburg)
about 1765
Artist Domenico Auliczek


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 14 1/4 H., 22 3/4 H. overall

Accession Number

65.2105

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of Aeolus mounted in three branch ormolu candelabra. Bearded muscular figure seated on rock which is draped with purple flowered material, left hand supported by head of winged cupid, raised left foot, as is right foot, also on heads of winged cupids.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection