Figure of a Chinese Archer

German
about 1765
Made by Nymphenburg Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Franz Anton Bustelli (1723–1763)


Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.975

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Standing in elaborate contra-posto, in navette-shaped pink hat, gray cloak and doublet over an iron-red flowered shirt with gilt trim and puce-striped yellow robe, on shaped semi-circular base. The clasp to his belt impressed with a Bavarian shield mark.

Markings

Incised I. D.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger