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STATUETTE OF THREE CHILDREN

Made by: Ginori Factory

On view in: Adam Bedroom


About this object

The statuette shows three children, two girls and a smaller boy chasing two geese. The girl on the left wears a lavender hair bow, a white bodice decorated with lavender flowers, a green overskirt with a black hem, another hem in orange stripes and a white and blue underskirt. The other girl wears an orange bodice and underskirt, and a white overskirt with vertical bands of flowers. The boy stand in the center and wears a white vest with gray circles and green pants. The two geese stand at the front and stick their necks out, as the children try to pet them. They all stand on a flat oval base which is decorated with raised gold circles on the sides.

Object name:
STATUETTE OF THREE CHILDREN
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Doccia, Italy
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.140
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK letter N topped by a five-pointed crown [on back of base in underglaze blue]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973