Figure of Venus

German
about 1771
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Peter Melchior (German, 1742-1825)


Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.996

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing nude with her hair tied up in a pink and gold ribbon before a tree-stump, draped in a pink and yellow cloth on grassy mound base.

Markings

Blue wheel mark, incised marks S71N14

Provenance

Anonymous. October 4, 1982, sale, Christie's, London, lot 91. 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