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PEASANT FATHER AND INFANT CHILD

Made by: Gardner Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

An unglazed figure of a brown haired barefooted peasant dressed in white blouse and blue trousers. He is seated and holds aloft a child in a pink dress. He sits on a brown box with a brownish pedestal simulating wood

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
PEASANT FATHER AND INFANT CHILD
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Verbilki, Russia
Date made:
1880-1917
Size:
21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.61
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: Gardner impressed in Russian letters, St. George and the Dragon, Gardner and imperial warrant in red overglaze
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"