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Made by: Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin (Manufacturer)

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette shows a small boy skating. His arms are folded in front of him and his left leg is lifted behind him. His head is tilted to the tight as he skates. He is wearing a black tricorn hat, a spotted brown jacket, a mauve pink vest, a green belt, beige pants, and black boots with tan cuffs. He is supported by a tree stump behind him. He stands on a plain square base which is white with a gold band around the center.

Made from:
Hard-paste porcelain
Made in:
Berlin, Germany
Date made:
1800
Size:
10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.86
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom in underglaze blue: sceptor for Berlin
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973