Triton

late 17th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

57.78 cm (22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.236a

Medium or Technique

Metal; Lead

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Lead fountain figure; blowing horn, scaled curled tail in left hand.

Provenance

By 1960, Gallerie Les Tourettes, Basel, Switzerland; 1960, sold by Les Tourettes to the MFA for $4650 [see note 1]. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

Notes:

[1] This figure of Triton was purchased with base (object 60.236b) as one piece. A total price of $4650 was paid for figure and base.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund