Nymphenburg Figure of The Mater Dolorosa, modelled by Bustelli

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Rare Nymphenburg white glazed figure of the “Mater Dolorosa”.   Modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli.    c.1760

The mourning Madonna heavily draped in finely sculptured clothing.    Her head turned to the right, her hands clasped to her breast with a dagger to her breast.

Impressed shield mark and 4, modelled by F.A. Bustelli.

Circa 1760

Provenance:  Antique Porcelain Company, New York.

Collection of Richard J. Robertson.

Cf:  Friedrich H. Hofmann, “Geschicte de Bayerischen Porzellan – Manufactur Nymphenburg, Leipzig, 1923 Vol. 11, pl. 12

Item No. 365

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