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• D1861. Polychrome Figure of a Unicorn
Delft, circa 1770
Painted with a blue-streaked hide, a blue mane and twisted tail affixed with yellow florets, and a yellow cockade between the blue ears, the back colorfully trapped with a green, manganese, iron-red, yellow and blue saddle, a flowered blanket, and tasseled straps, modeled standing with one hoof raised above the manganese edged green top of a rectangular base with blue sides decorated with dotted green and manganese diaper work ruyi-heads.
Length: 23 cm. (9 in.)
Provenance: The H.C. Bout Collection, Belgium