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Kneeling on green base with blue leaves; holding blue cup/saucer in left hand; upper portion of nude body puce glaze, lower portion separating in 2 fish tails, green with scale effect in brown; satyr-type face. No mark.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth

Hungarian, mid-18th century

Object Place

Holitsch, Hungary


13.33 cm (5 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery