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Personification of water

Terre vernissée. Standing nude female figure wearing narrow blue band ending in bows across waist and shoulder, holds green-stemmed water lily upright in slightly green right hand. Brown striated hair from high forehead falling to shoulders and waist at b

Provenance

By 1961, Charles Ratton, Paris; 1961, sold by Charles Ratton to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: September 20, 1961)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

61.658

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery