Bust of Mark Anthony
Bust of Caracalla
Bust of Marcus Aurelius
Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands
Overall: 54.6 x 39.4 x 22.9 cm (21 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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 and dated 1718
Marks interpreted as "De Paeuw" "1718" and "DQX1 [or Y] " on back.
Nystad Antiquairs Lochem, Amsterdam (dealer); December 1972, purchased from Nystad by MFA with funds provided by Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes
Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes