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STANDING OFFICER

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Breakfast Room


About this object

Represents a young man in military uniform, white coat with blue lining, lapels and cuffs, blue vest, white knee britches and leggings, black shoes, a gold sash striped in black, a sword with a gold handle. He wears a ponytail and a tall dark gray and blue hat. His left hand rests on a second identical hat placed on a parapet which supports the figure. In his raised right hand, he carries a round tray on which sit two small tumblers of wine and a round cake.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
STANDING OFFICER
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
20.3 cm (8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.440
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath base: mark of the Imperial Porcelain Factory of the period of Catherine II, [transcription] in blue underneath the glaze and a small impressed bar.
Credit line:
Gift of Anna Antik in memory of Marie Antik, 1976