Figure of a River Deity

French
about 1748
Made by Strasbourg Manufactory (France, working 1720-1781)


Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

2006.930.1

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Male river god reclining beside overturned pot spouting water, crowned with foliage and partly draped in blue, on oblong grassy base

Provenance

October 1991, purchased from Michel Vendermeersch, Paris (dealer) by Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger