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Figurine of a Ranelagh Dancer (one of two)

Made by: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette is of a Ranelagh Dancer. He is a young man who is standing with his right hand on his hip, and his left hand outstretched. He is wearing a pink and white tricorn hat, a green cape with a pink lining, a flowered orange jacket, a striped yellow, green and white short puffed peplum, purple pants, white stockings, and yellow shoes. He leans against a white tree stump at his back. This is covered with flowered branches that extend outwards in half circles. He stands on a white base with rococo scrolls touched with green and gold.

Category:
CERAMICS, ENGLISH
Object name:
Figurine of a Ranelagh Dancer (one of two)
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
ENGLAND: Longton, Staffordshire
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
overall __11.50 IN
overall __29.21 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.113.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973