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Carved wood, dark brown; round cup, tapered stem, flaring base with rippling edges; three rocaille forms extend over edge of cup, garlands in between. Richly carved rocaille forms on stem and foot.

Marks

No marks

Provenance

Ex coll. David-Weill, Paris; Nicolas Landau, Paris (vendor), from whom purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

German (Augsburg), about 1750

Object Place

Augsburg, Germany

Dimensions

H. 16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.); W. 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

1971.397

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

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