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Leda and the Swan

Austrian
about 1930
Designed for Wiener Werkstätte (1903–1932)


Object Place: Europe, Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

39.4 x 18.1 x 12.3 cm (15 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.656

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Figural group of a bent and twisted nude female figure holding a swan to her side; drapery around torso and around swan. Oval plinth. Cream- colored glaze.

Markings

Marks: Symbol of the Wiener Werkstatte impressed within an oval inside; illegible letters incised on reverse of base: ??IL

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection