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Pipebowl

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Silver mounted pipebowl carved in shape of a satyrs' head, in the style of Adam Ferdinand Dietz (1708-1777). Furrowed brow, one blinded eye, 2 warts on large hooked nose, open mouth with tongue protruding, flame-like hair growing from top of left ear, bottom of right, flowing beard in rococo...

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Provenance

By 1960, Julius Böhler Gallery, Munich; 1960, sold by Böhler to the MFA for DM 650. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

18th century

Object Place

Wurzburg (?), Germany

Dimensions

14.61 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.937

Medium or Technique

Wood; Boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture