Artist after a model by Massimiliano Soldani, Italian, 1656-1740
Manufacturer Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
  • Rococo Base for a Sculptural Group
Date ca. 1755
Medium Hard-paste porcelain with enamel decoration
Dimensions Overall: 9 7/8 × 16 5/8 × 11 1/2 inches (25.1 × 42.2 × 29.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 1990.263
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Leonardo Lapiciarella (Florence, Italy);
(Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, New York, USA);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, A.P. The Figure Revisited: Early Doccia Porcelain Sculptures in Detroit and its Development in 18th - Century Italy, in The International Ceramics Fair and Seminar. London, June 1994, pp.15, 18, nos. 40-41, fig. 16.

Darr, A.P. Innovations during the twilight of Florence: eighteenth century sculpture in Doccia porcelain, in Francesco Robba and the Venitian Sculpture of the Eighteenth Century, Papers from and International Symposium. Ljubljana, 16-18 October 1998, ed. J. Hofler, 2000, pp. 102, 107, fig. 20.

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, with contributions by C. Avery... [et. al.], Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, in assoc. with the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols., II, cat. 172.

Darr, Alan Phipps. "The Doccia Porcelain Sculpture Collection in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Amici di Doccia, Quaderni, no. 8 (2014-2015): 32–84, pp. 74-75 (ill.).