Attributed to Linck, Franz Conrad (German, 1730–1793)
Object Place: Europe, Germany
34.29 cm (13 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
An ornamental sculpture in the form of a covered urn, surmounted by a seated figure of Bellona draped and holding a Medusa shield, surrounded by five putti, one of which holds a book, a reddish brown owl and a reclining centaur. Body, on pedestal, decorated with brown clusters of flowers, three putti, and a female figure holding drapery; one putto rests on front medallion, two others hold flower clusters.
1972, gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller (b. 1891 - d. 1980), Boston and Lausanne, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1972)
Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller