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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR63.5539
People
Johann Peter Melchior (b. 10 March 1747, Lintorf bei Ratingen 1747 - 1825 d. 13 June 1825, Nymphenburg)
Manufactured by Frankenthal Porcelain Manufactory, German (1755 - 1799)
Title
Bacchus group
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
1787
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Frankenthal
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223004
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamel decoration
Dimensions
16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: Beneath base, in underglaze blue: Frankenthal lion // [two dots] // 87
  • label: Beneath base, rectangular sticker: Pflueger (in pen); Frankenthal (in pencil).
Provenance
Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger, Gift to HUAM, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
BR63.5539
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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