Artist after a model by Giovanni Battista Foggini, Italian, 1652-1725
Manufacturer Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
  • Bacchante with Dog
Date ca. 1750
Medium hard paste porcelain
Dimensions Overall: 13 × 7 × 5 1/2 inches (33 × 17.8 × 14 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 1990.261
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Influence of Ancient Greeks and Romans, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Marks, in red, on back: 1990.261
Leonardo Lapiciarella (Florence, Italy);
sold by (Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, New York, USA);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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