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FIGURINE (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

.1 is of a peasant woman. She is carved in ivory. Her clothes are set with cabochon garnets. She wears a dress with a laced bodice. Her hat is enameled green. She has a pannier on her back made in silver and brown enamel with green and red enamel for fruits and leaves in the pannier. The straps from the pannier cross in front of her arms. She has a round basket on her right arm filled with fruit made from semi-precious stones. She holds her skirts up with her left hand. The figure stands on a silver rectangular base with lapis lazuli on the top and with various bow and leaf motifs on the sides in different colored enamel.

Object name:
FIGURINE (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Ivory -- garnets -- enamel -- silver -- lapis lazuli
Made in:
Austria
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.35.1
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973