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Peddler of eels

Factory:
Capodimonte (Italian)
Modeler:
Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, ca. 1700–1770)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.347
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
Marking: Fleur-de-lis (impressed within depressed circle, on underside)
Grace Rainey Rogers (until 1943; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 18 –20, 1943, no. 326); Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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