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Monkey (one of a pair)

Factory:
Villeroy
Date:
ca. 1745
Culture:
French, Villeroy
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.34
Not on view
Marking: Unmarked
Mme. Louis Burat , Paris ; Sarah Green Walters , New York (until 1941; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 3, 1941, no. 1354; sold as a pair for $6,200); R. Thornton Wilson (until 1943; to MMA)
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