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STATUETTE OF A WOMAN, ONE OF FIVE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Adam Bedroom


About this object

The statuette shows a young woman standing. She is holding on her right hand a bird with outspread wings, and against her left hip she holds a white footed vessel. She is wearing a small crown, a yellow dress with scattered flowers and deep slits revealing bare legs, and a piece of rust red drapery over right hip. She is looking upwards. At her feet is a white dog with brown spots who forms support at the back. She stands on a white and pale green base with rococo scrolls touched with gold.

Object name:
STATUETTE OF A WOMAN, ONE OF FIVE
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
EUROPE
Date made:
ca. 1840
Size:
18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.119.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK gold anchor for Chelsea (fake) [at back of lower edge]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973