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Triton

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Base of sculpture. Lead fountain figure; blowing horn, scaled curled tail in left hand.

Provenance

By 1960, Gallerie La Tourette, Basel, Switzerland; 1960, sold by La Tourette to the MFA for $4650 [see note 1]. (Accession date: April 14, 1960) Notes: [1] This base was purchased with a figure of Triton (object 60.236a) as one piece. A total price of $4650 was paid for base and figure.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

late 17th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

57.78 cm (22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.236b

Medium or Technique

Metal; Lead

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture