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Morgante, Court Dwarf of Cosimo I de Medici

circa 1750-1755

Doccia porcelain factory (, 1737 - present)

This sculpture depicts Morgante, court dwarf to Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici of Florence (1519–1574), as Bacchus, the Roman god of wine.

Place object was created: Doccia, Italy

hard paste porcelain

Measurements:    height: 5 inches

Museum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.334

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH