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COACHMAN FROM THE MAGIC LANTERN SERIES

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COACHMAN FROM THE MAGIC LANTERN SERIES

Made by: Gardner Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Passageway to Icon Room


About this object

A partially glazed porcelain figurine of a coachman standing with hands on hips, wearing a puce-colored hat with a fur border, a blue robe with a puce belt, black gloves, and boots. His yellow pants are visible only from the underside. The ground is painted in natural colors. The sides of the base are gilt.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
COACHMAN FROM THE MAGIC LANTERN SERIES
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Verbilki, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1820
Size:
19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.53
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK G In blue underglaze on underside of base. Factory mark inscription 6 [or 9?] In blue underglaze on underside of base.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Porcelains: The Gardner, Iusupov, Batenin, Novyi, Popov, Kudinov, Sipiagin, Fomin, Safronov, Kiselev, Kornilov, Gulin, Khrapunov-Novyi, Sabanin, Miklashevskii, Guzhev, Ikonnikov, and Kuznetsov Factories","The Russian Porcelain Figure in the Nineteenth Century"