Model for a fountain

Italian
Renaissance
about 1550
Attributed to Niccolo Tribolo (Italian, 1500–1550)


Object Place: Europe, Florence, Italy

Dimensions

33.66 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.521

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Three addorsed seated figures, personifications of rivers, support basins on central shaft from which water flowed to large scalloped basin supported by free-standing tails of four addorsed dolphins.

Provenance

Francesco Romano, Florence; 1959, sold by Romano to the MFA for $1500. (Accession date: September 17, 1959)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund