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Statuette

Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Falconet, Étienne-Maurice, born 1716 - died 1791

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White marble

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    1140-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This figure in white marble depicts a crouching nymph gathering sea shells. The figure is on a grey marble plinth mounted wih chased ormolu. It is thought to be French and to date from the 18th century.

Physical description

Figure. White marble. A crouching nymph gathering sea shells. On grey marble plinth mounted wih chased ormolu.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Falconet, Étienne-Maurice, born 1716 - died 1791

Materials and Techniques

White marble

Dimensions

Height: 19 in

Object history note

Jones Bequest.

Descriptive line

White marble figure, crouching nymph, grey marble plinth, French, 18th century, probably by Étienne-Maurice Falconet

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883. pp. 108
Catalogue of the Jones Bequest. 1924. II, No. 372

Materials

White marble; Ormolu

Subjects depicted

Nymph

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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