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In conjunction with the exhibition Bernini: Sculpting in Clay (on view October 3, 2012–January 6, 2013), Tod Marder, Professor II, Department of Art History, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, outlines the methods Bernini used to design and construct the fountains in Piazza Navona in Rome. Marder also discusses how Bernini's use of models helped him gain valuable commissions and ensure that his fountains would be accurately constructed.
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Tray (part of a service)
Bowl with cover (Écuelle) and tray
Tray (Plateau carré)
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Marking:  Crossed Ls enclosing G, a dot above and below the intersections of the Ls, in blue enamel (factory mark and year letter)
 Script B incised
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet ; The Lords Hillingdon
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