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Mezzetin

Manufacturer: Kelsterbach Porcelain Factory

Modeler: J.C. Vogelmann

Date: c.1765
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 x 8.5 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Hesse-Darmstadt, Kelsterbach
Object number: G83.1.886
DescriptionKelsterbach figure of Mezzetin probably modelled by Carl Vogelmann, standing and singing while accompanying himself on the guitar. He wears a grey cap, a purple cloak over a blue-edged yellow jacket and red striped breeches. The scroll moulded base picked out in purple with a scrolling bracket support.