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Covered box with large dolphin finialca. 1737
9 1/2 in. x 9 1/8 in. x 5 in. (24.13 cm x 23.18 cm x 12.7 cm)
Alcora, Spain, Spanish, (active 1727–ca. 1858)
b - Base - 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 5 inches
Sarcophagus shaped box with cover and large dolphin finial depicting Moorish children with yellow hair on four corners, Olery influence of floral garlands, and Count d'Aranda arms on the sides.
This colorful sarcophagus-shaped box with a large dolphin finial on the cover depicts Moorish children with yellow hair on four corners. French design influence includes floral garlands, and Count d'Aranda’s Coat of arms on the sides. The dolphin is a typical European image, and in Christian art represented a guide of souls into paradise, symbolizing Resurrection and Salvation
Representational Covered Earthenware box
This object has the following keywords:
- French faience
- Marie Forrest
- See Display Comments for complete dimensions Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 5 in. (24.13 x 23.18 x 12.7 cm)
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