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Carved figures: "Neptune & Sea Nymph on Shell" Stern gallery ornament

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This energetic carving of Neptune and a sea nymph on a shell may have ornamented the stern gallery of an eighteenth-century French or German warship.

Provenance

Early history unknown; 1930, Lent by J. Templeman Coolidge, November 25, 1930; 1932, given by J. Temlpeman Coolidge (Accession Date: July 21, 1932)

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

18th century

Object Place

France or Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 106.7 x 71.1 x 86.4 cm (42 x 28 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

32.133

Medium or Technique

Beech

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