Octavio
Octavio (right); Isabella (left)
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR33.14
People
Made by Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory, German (1747 - )
Designed by Franz Anton Bustelli, German (Locarno, Switzerland 1723 - 1763 Munich, Germany)
Title
Octavio
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
c. 1760
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Nymphenburg
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain.
Dimensions
sight: 18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Provenance
A.S. Drey, New York, sold to Charles L. Kuhn, 1933.

Charles L. Kuhn, Purchased from A.S. Drey, New York, Gift to HUAM, 1933.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Charles Kuhn in memory of Minnie S. Kuhn
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
BR33.14
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Anneliese Harding, German Sculpture in New England Museums, Goethe Institute (Boston, MA, 1972), p. 19, repr. p. 70 as fig. 125

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 218

Exhibition History

A Taste of Power: 18th-Century German Porcelain for the Table, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 03/29/2008 - 06/30/2008

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