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Fountain

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Guilded Fountain Patio


About this object

Gilt lead wall fountain with marble back and circular basin. It shows Eros on the right holding a swan with his right arm. He holds an arrow with his left hand. Behind the figures are bullrushes. The swan has its wings outspread and its neck extended.

Category:
SCULPTURE
Object name:
Fountain
Made from:
Marble -- gilt lead
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
ca. 1750
Size:
overall
overall

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
72.48
Class:
GARDEN
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Fabergé Rediscovered