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Figure of Venus

Holding a cornucopia, standing before a dolphin.

Marks

Paper label of "Vandermeersch/Porcelaines-Faiences/Anciennes/27, Quai Voltaire Paris" [dealer] on underside.

Provenance

With Vandermeersch [dealer], 27, Quai Valtaire, Paris; Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1750

Object Place

Göggingen, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 73.7 cm (29 in.); D. 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1108

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery