An 18th century Nymphenburg, Bustelli figure of Julia, in the white (estimate to be confirmed)
Lot 148
A Nymphenburg white figure of Julia from the Commedia dell'Arte, circa 1760
Sold for £56,450 (US$ 94,882) inc. premium
Auction Details
An 18th century Nymphenburg, Bustelli figure of Julia, in the white (estimate to be confirmed) An 18th century Nymphenburg, Bustelli figure of Julia, in the white (estimate to be confirmed) An 18th century Nymphenburg, Bustelli figure of Julia, in the white (estimate to be confirmed) An 18th century Nymphenburg, Bustelli figure of Julia, in the white (estimate to be confirmed)
Lot Details
A Nymphenburg white figure of Julia from the Commedia dell'Arte, circa 1760
Modelled by F.A. Bustelli, gesturing with her right hand and holding the edge of her jacket with the left, 19.7cm high, impressed shield mark, P and I (tiny chips)

Footnotes

  • For a comprehensive discussion of Bustelli and the Italian Comedy figures, see Katharina Hantschmann/ Alfred Ziffer, Franz Anton Bustelli. Nymphenburger Porzellanfiguren des Rokoko (2004).

    Other published unpainted examples of this figure are in the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt; the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg; the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg; and in the Württembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart (Hantschmann/Ziffer, op. cit., no. 140, also for painted examples).
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