Date: ca. 1770
Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 7 3/4 × 3 1/4 × 3 in. (19.7 × 8.3 × 7.6 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number: 07.225.510.316
As a clock or vase mount, this nymph, her body terminating in an acanthus console, would have been primarily seen in profile. However, she is lovely from all sides and has a beautifully modeled back and a wonderful coiffure.