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Shepherd from a creche

Italian (Castelli)
Late 17th century
Possibly decorated by Carlo Antonio Grue (Italian, 1655 - 1723)


Object Place: Castelli majolica

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 9 7/8"

Accession Number

1983.55

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Has cobalt blue, yellow and green developed by Carlantonio Grue. Sits on tree stump leaning on metal staff. Has yellow brown hair and beard. Short blue tunic over white blouse and yellow knickers. Has a “pack” bag, and bottle attached, slung over back.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson