Shepherd with bird's nest
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)
Object Place: Europe, Germany
24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Figure of a Youth in purple flowered jacket, bag over right shoulder, white shirt, yellow breeches, mauve bows on shoes, right hand supporting hat with birds nest inside, left hand holding bird dog at right, rococo white and gold base, with flowers in relief. Damage crack in trunk of tree branch reglued, two places with leaf damage, two small branches missing. Mark: crossed swords in underglaze blue.
Mark: crossed swords in underglaze blue.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection