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Beltrame

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Modelling attributed toPeter Reinicke

Modeler: Modelling probably byJohann Joachim Kändler

Date: August 1744
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.6 x 10.5 cm (5 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.928
DescriptionA Meissen figure of Beltrame, bearded, with his cap in his left hand. His white cloak is over his extended right arm offering a letter, wearing a lilac jacket with black ruffs, yellow breeches and with a white pouch about his waist, on tree-stump applied with flowers.