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Pair of figural incense (pastille) burners, modelled by F.A. Bustelli

Manufacturer: Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1760
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 x 6 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, and enamel.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Bavaria, Munich
Object number: G83.1.702.1-.2
DescriptionPair of Nymphenburg chinoiserie incense (pastille) burners, modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli as a Chinaman and companion. They are seated crossed-legged and their arms folded into their sleeves. The man has a yellow conical hat and jacket and green trousers, and his companion is in a brown hat and collar and puce-striped yellow dress. They sit on puce and salmon cushions, and the white socles on four bracket feet.