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Lady with silver basket

Maker:
Attributed to Giuseppe Gori (active ca. 1770–1810)
Date:
second half 18th century
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Polychromed terracotta head and wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; satin, silk and velvet garments with lace; gold and silver thread; gold earring with pearls and pearl necklace; silver filigree purse and silver basket
Dimensions:
a) H. of lady: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.); b) H. of basket: 2 in. (5.1 cm.)
Classification:
Crèche
Credit Line:
Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964
Accession Number:
64.164.105a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Torn label on sole of left foot; label on right side of coat lining reading 10.

Marking: [1] Indistinguishable marks on edge of purse;
[2] Indistinguishable mark (?) at top of b) basket
Eugenio Catello , Naples, until ca. 1955 ; Loretta Hines Howard (until 1964; bequeathed to MMA)
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