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FIGURINE OF A SWORDSMAN, ONE OF FOUR

Made by: Ginori Factory

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette shows a swordsman with brown pointed beard. He is wearing a black hat with a long pointed visor and one grey feather on his head. He also wears a blue yellow-lined cape with gold dots, a mauve overblouse, green and gold striped trousers, and black shoes. His right leg is extended forward and he leans back with his left arm flung backwards. He holds a sword in his right hand which is extended forward. He leans on a green tree stump for support which is decorated with green leaves and three flowers. He stands on a green rectangular base which has white sides decorated with gold scrolls.

Object name:
FIGURINE OF A SWORDSMAN, ONE OF FOUR
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Doccia, Italy
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.143.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK N topped with crown with five points [underneath in underglaze blue]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973