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Figure of a Nereid

Maker:
School of Bernard Palissy (French, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne 1510–1590 Paris)
Date:
1600–1610
Culture:
French, Fontainebleau
Medium:
Lead-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.189
Not on view
This figure was probably made as part of a larger group of marine figures for a table fountain.
Marking: Unmarked
Ervik A.Foundation, Inc. (until 1999; sale, Christie's, New York, May 27, 1999, lot 127)
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