Figure of Merman

Hungarian
mid-18th century
Made at Holitsch Manufactory


Object Place: Europe, Holitsch, Hungary

Dimensions

13.33 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.62

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Kneeling on green base with blue leaves; holding blue cup/saucer in left hand; upper portion of nude body puce glaze, lower portion separating in 2 fish tails, green with scale effect in brown; satyr-type face. No mark.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth