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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 an oval basket of fruit against her right hip. Her left arm is thrown out for balance. She is wearing a small gold crown, a rose red decollete dress off her right shoulder, and a draped yellow skirt with yellow medallions containing flowers. She is barefoot. Behind her is a white and pale green tree stump for support. She stands on a white 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:
26.119.4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK MARK gold anchor for Chelsea (fake) [at back of lower edge]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973