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Medium
porcelain (soft-paste)
Measurements
19.0 × 6.3 × 7.3 cm
Accession Number
1998.46
Department
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
Not on display
Description
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.