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Octavio

Manufacturer: Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Franz Anton Bustelli

Date: c.1760
Dimensions:
Overall: 19.1 x 10 cm (7 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Bavaria, Munich
Object number: G83.1.955
DescriptionA Nymphenburg figure of Octavio from the Commedia dell'Arte, by Franz Anton Bustelli. He is wearing black breeches, a purple coat and lustre-coloured waistcoat with gilt decoration. He is shown leaning forward and blowing a kiss with his right hand, with his left hand in his pocket and holding a tricorn hat under his arm. The flat scroll-moulded base outlined in gilding.