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Wall Fountain and Cover

Architectural form and square section with canted corners, the whole supported by a bearded mask, the body with kneeling tritons between manganese foliage and shells, supporting a fountain, the lid surmounted by Venus, robed in iron-red, her features in manganese.

Provenance

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

Baltic, about 1775

Dimensions

Overall: 81.3 x 38.1 cm (32 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1139a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics