Pair of Candelabra with Figures of Venus and Aeolus

German (Nymphenburg)
About 1765
Artist Domenico Auliczek


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 14 1/2" H. 22 1/2" overall

Accession Number

65.2106

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of Amphitrite mounted in three branch armolu candelabra; seated on rock draped with purple flowered material, right arm raised holding pearls, left hand holding grapes, right leg extended, left leg and foot on head of grotesque sea monster. Two chips on base of rock, three chips to leafage, left of sea monster.

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