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FIGURINE OF A MANDOLIN PLAYER, ONE OF TWO

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FIGURINE OF A MANDOLIN PLAYER, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Derby Porcelain Factory

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette shows a young woman seated on a mottled dark brown and green tree stump. She is playing a brown mandolin. There is a white sheep with orange spots at the left. She wears a pale turban headdress with three plumes, a white blouse, a sleeveless pale yellow jacket with a white peplum, a white skirt decorated with blue dots, flowers and gold leaves, and black shoes. There are two leafy branches with white trumpet flowers extending from behind her. She sits on a white base decorated with rococo scrolls touched with gold and with openwork on four feet.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
FIGURINE OF A MANDOLIN PLAYER, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Derby, England
Date made:
1772-1795
Size:
18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.122.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: N 301 (impressed), *, TUT (impressed)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973