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STATUETTE OF A BOY

Made by: Ginori Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

The statuette shows a small boy standing. He holds a rectangular basket which hangs from his shoulders and contains some purple objects which he is selling. He holds one in his raised right hand. He wears a conical dark red hat with a spotted brown fur cuff, rust-red pants, white stockings, and black shoes. He tilts his head to the left. He stands on a flat square base covered with dull green grass and a green stump which supports the figure. The base is white with a gold band.

Object name:
STATUETTE OF A BOY
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Doccia, Italy
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.142
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK N with crown with seven points [underneath in underglaze blue]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973