Neptune astride a hippocamp

Date:
1600–1610
Culture:
probably French, Fontainebleau
Medium:
Lead-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height: 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan, 1966
Accession Number:
66.236
Not on view
This figure was probably made as part of a larger group of marine figures for a table fountain.
Inscription: On underside: in red paint [1] L.3296.5; in orange paint [2] E.P. - 491-JB; in blue crayon [3] tv 376 / Av

Marking: Unmarked
Mrs. Francis P. Garvan (until 1966; to MMA)