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Two Men, a Woman, a Putto and a Donkey
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory
    active 1710–present
  • Two Men, a Woman, a Putto and a Donkey, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Meissen, Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Sellars Pearson
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0003.019
Description
Literature

Bacchanalia group with a man on a donkey supported by a standing man. Both men have grapevine wreaths on their heads and are nude. The donkey is eating grapes out of the hand of a woman seated on the ground. There is a basket of grapes by the woman. There is also a putto, who is pulling the tail of the donkey.