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An image of Resting boy with helmet, model by Höchst

Höchst

(Germany 1750 – 1796)

Title
Resting boy with helmet, model
Year
circa 1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

12.5 x 6.3 x 7.7 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.137
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Possibly modelled by Melchior. Since the boy has a helmet he is perhaps intended for the god of war, Mars. Nevertheless an example of the figure is recorded which has a companion of a girl washing herself.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 79 (colour illus.). cat.no. 92