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Shepherd with bird's nest

Figure of a Youth in purple flowered jacket, bag over right shoulder, white shirt, yellow breeches, mauve bows on shoes, right hand supporting hat with birds nest inside, left hand holding bird dog at right, rococo white and gold base, with flowers in relief. Damage crack in trunk of tree branch...

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Marks

Mark: crossed swords in underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

about 1760

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

65.2064

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain