English or possibly French
Object Place: Europe, England/poss. France
23.33 x 12.06 x 12.38 cm (9 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)
One of a pair of wall brackets, see 1984.123. Head of crowned female supports plinth decorated at edge with acanthus leaves. Beading descends from under female’s chin and is supported by scrolled acanthus leaves.
1977, sold by Hotspur Ltd., London, to Herbert Heidelberger (b. 1933 - d. 1982), Boston; 1984, bequest of Herbert Heidelberger to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1984)
Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger