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Ewer representing water

Handle of bound rushes; putto with flowered scarf on shell at top; shell modeling on long lip and for seated Neptune at right front, 4 horses heads and forefeet in high relief below; ship in relief and painted turtle on front side, waves opposite. Mermaid below handle (end of tail and two...

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Provenance

1958, Glueckselig and Son, New York; 1958 sold to the MFA for $1,350.00 (Accession Date: February 13, 1958) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 58.41 and 58.42 were purchased together for this price.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

1741

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

58.42

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain