Dalva Brothers Antiques, Antique Furniture, New York

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Alcora figural cistern
Alcora two-reservoir cistern in the form of a hunchback. The standing figure, with a ruffled collar, holds the drain for a reservoir in each hand. One reservoir is filled from his hat; the other from his back. His hat is provided with a hole for a horn. He has a painted fly on his face and another on his collar. [Later wood base. Lacking metal spigots. Some repairs.]

Height (ins.): 20 (51cm)     
Origin: Spain, first third 18th century     Period: Regence



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