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PEASANT MOTHER FEEDING HER INFANT CHILD

Made by: Gardner Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Breakfast Room


About this object

A partly glazed porcelain figurine of a mother dressed in white blouse, blue skirt and pink cap, holding a child clothed in a white chemise edged in red. Mother is seated on a trunk painted to simulate wood with a pot of porridge beside her, from which she is feeding her baby.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
PEASANT MOTHER FEEDING HER INFANT CHILD
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Verbilki, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
17.8 cm (7 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.62
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: Gardner impressed in Russian letters, 5, Gardner and imperial warrant in red; impressed St. George
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Fabergé Rediscovered
Featured in publication:
"The Russian Porcelain Figure in the Nineteenth Century","Russian Porcelains: The Gardner, Iusupov, Batenin, Novyi, Popov, Kudinov, Sipiagin, Fomin, Safronov, Kiselev, Kornilov, Gulin, Khrapunov-Novyi, Sabanin, Miklashevskii, Guzhev, Ikonnikov, and Kuznetsov Factories"