Artist after a model by Gugliemo della Porta, Italian, active Rome 1534 - 1577
Manufacturer Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
  • Hermaphroditus and Salamacis
Date between 1747 and 1750
Medium Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions Overall: 4 3/4 × 5 5/8 × 1/8 inches (12.1 × 14.3 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number F1990.20
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Leonardo Lapiciarella, Florence;
(Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, USA);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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