Commedia dell’ Arte

Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg produces exclusive editions – freely worked porcelain projects developed exclusively for Nymphenburg by artists and designers of international repute. In 2010 Wim Delvoye created a special edition figurine called “Bustelli Twisted”
(Left side; Original figurines by Bustelli “columbine” 1760/ (right side)“Bustelli Twisted”  by Willem Delvoye, 2010)
In 2008, o
n the occasion of the 260th anniversary of its foundation, Nymphenburg issued a special, fashionable, collector’s edition of Franz Anton Bustelli’s Commedia dell’Arte figurines:Bustelli_Commedia_Julia_und_Pantalone_BNM
The original by Franz Anton Bustelli: Figuren der Commedia dell’Arte; Julia und Pantalone, Porzellanmanufaktur Nymphenburg, um 1760 Bayerisches Nationalmuseum München (via)
“Julia” by Christian Lacroix, 2008, taken from rom Commedia dell’Arte, The Couture Collection. All the figurines have been redressed with new designs by contemporary fashion designers and Haute Couturiers.
(Photo by David LaChapelle)