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Figurine of a Ranelagh Dancer (one of two)

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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 a Ranelagh Dancer. She is a young woman who is standing with her left hand on her hip and her right hand holding a flower in front of her. She is wearing flowers in her hair, and a pink cape, a green jacket, an orange skirt with green panels and flowers on white medallions and with a white and yellow flounced hem, and pink shoes. She leans on a white stump at her back. It has flower clusters that cover it. The white base has rococo scrolls touched with pale 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 __11.00 IN
overall __27.94 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.113.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973