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Medallion

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The oval medallion is painted in colored enamels. It shows the half-length figures of two women embracing. They both have white curled hair adorned with roses. The one on the left wears a red dress with a blue inset to the bodice and a flowing turquoise scarf. The one on the right wears a purplish bodice with green borders and white ruffled cuffs and a pink rose tucked in the neckline. In the background are some trees to the left and a building to the right.

Category:
ceramics, german
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain -- enamel
Made in:
GERMANY: Berlin
Date made:
ca. 1830
Size:
4.7 x 5.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.10
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973