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  • Vase or clock ornament, ca. 1770
    French
    Gilt bronze; H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906 (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.

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  • Vase or clock ornament, ca. 1770
    French
    Gilt bronze; H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906 (07.225.510.316)

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