Statuette. Full-length standing figure of a nude black youth wearing a pearl earring and a slave collar and upholding a queridon in the form of a Corinthian capital; base of statuette resting on the backs of three turtles.
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AbstractBiography: DINGLINGER, Johann Melchior - near Ulm (GERMANY 1664--1731 Dresden (GERMANY). Goldsmith, known as one of Europe's greatest, whose major works reside in the Grünes Gewölbe in Dresden. He settled in Dresden in 1693 where he worked for the elector, Augustus the Strong, and was appointed court jeweler in 1698.; Photo source: Deutsche Fotothek, Dresden
TypeDecorative Arts, Utilitarian Objects and Interior Design
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