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Socrates and Xantippe

Factory:
Capodimonte (Italian)
Date:
1750
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.277.26
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside: 5021

Illegible name written in pencil on underside

Marking: Incised on back of pedestal: GG (addorsed)
Irwin Untermyer (until 1970; to MMA)
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