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Avvocato

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Date: c.1748
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 x 9.8 cm (6 5/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.945
DescriptionA Meissen figure of Avvocato modelled by J. J. Kandler. He wears a black tricorn hat wearing a mask, yellow cloak with iron-red rosettes etched in gilding. He is holding a time-piece in his gloved right hand, while his left hand is resting on his hip. He is standing on circular tree stump base.