Bacchus

German
about 1755
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.884

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bacchus seated on a barrel, wearing a leopard’s skin; he holds a wine glass in right hand, and an apple in left; a child filling a green bottle from the barrel.

Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker Collection. Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker