Moors: The Collection Online

Moorish king

Date: second half 18th century
Culture: Italian (Naples)
Medium: Polychromed terracotta head and wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; satin, silk and velvet garments; silver and gold metallic thread; glass buttons; coral beads and pearls; silver-gilt crown
Dimensions: a) H. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm.); b) Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.)
Classification: Crèche
Credit Line: Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964
Accession Number: 64.164.82a, b
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