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FIGURINE OF PIERROT

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FIGURINE OF PIERROT

Made by: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette represents Pierrot from the Commedia dell'arte. He is a young man who is standing with his arms raised to waist heighth. He is wearing a yellow wide brimmed hat, a large white round scalloped collar, a yellow jacket with gold trim, pale green flowered trousers, and black shoes. At his back is a white tree stump from which extend two green leafy branches. The branches have blue flowers at the left and three flower clusters in relief on the irregular base.

Category:
ceramics, english
Object name:
FIGURINE OF PIERROT
Made from:
Soft-paste porcelain
Made in:
ENGLAND: Longton, Staffordshire
Date made:
1752-1758
Size:
14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.112
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath in underglaze red: a cross and anchor
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973