Bust of Mark Anthony

Bust of Caracalla
Bust of Marcus Aurelius

Dutch or French
dated 1718, but possibly 19th century
Possibly by De Paauw (Peacock) Factory (Dutch (Delft), working 1651–1774), Mark ascribed to David Kam


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 39.4 x 22.9 cm (21 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1973.103

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Blue and white decoration. Head slightly forward and turned right. Bearded, mouth open. 9-pointed crown with floral design border/and small ‘head’ pendent in center. Epaulets on top of pleated sleeves with animal head decoration. Rosette on left shoulder with decorated strap extending diagonally across chest. Self-base with fluted top, tapering middle and widening to square foot. Foliate design on base. Central monogram of entwined letters M A and two opposing C’s.

Signed

Signed and dated 1718

Markings

Marks interpreted as "De Paeuw" "1718" and "DQX1 [or Y] " on back.

Provenance

Nystad Antiquairs Lochem, Amsterdam (dealer); December 1972, purchased from Nystad by MFA with funds provided by Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes