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Finnish Peasant Man

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory ||Rachette, Jacques-Dominique __Sculptor

On view in: Passageway to Icon Room

About this object

Brownish haired young man has a black hat with red band, a white blouse, a pale blue coat lined in red, a brown belt with yellow handled black dagger stuck in it, blue and white striped trousers, grey stockings and black shoes with red lining. He points with his right hand to a yellow basket filled with red, yellow and blue vegetables. Base in shades of brown and green.

Object name:
Finnish Peasant Man
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
ca. 1780
overall __8.31 IN __ __ __3.00 IN
overall __21.12 CM __ __ __7.62 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK __V M N [in Cyrillic] __Roughly-made initials are scratched into paste inside. __These are presumably the initials of the modeller. The initials are quite large, but the crossbar of the final N is small and somewhat difficult to read. ||inscription __26 __Written and underlined in pencil on base. ||inscription __C5 __Written on label glued/stuck to base.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood"