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porcelain (soft-paste)
19.0 × 6.3 × 7.3 cm
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Peter Wynne Morris, Governor, 1998
Gallery location
17th & 18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
White, glazed porcelain bust of an actor with short hair and moustache, wearing a small hat tilted to his left, a narrow double ruff collar with its join at the back, and a mantle slung over his right shoulder, the figure without arms and truncated at the waist, has an integral moulded plinth of rectangular section, decorated with cross-hatched panels on three sides. The associated square, moulded pedestal has similar cross-hatching.