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Model of a Child's Head

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Modelling attributed toPaul Heerman

Date: c.1711
Overall: 14 x 15.2 cm (5 1/2 x 6 in.)
Medium: Red stoneware
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.568
DescriptionBöttger stoneware bust of a child, its head turned slightly to sinister. Its brow is incised with sparse curls, and is modelled after François du Quesnoy (1597-1643).