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FIGURINE OF A MUSICIAN, ONE OF TWO

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FIGURINE OF A MUSICIAN, ONE OF TWO

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette shows a young woman playing a mandolin. She wears a fancy headdress with a flowing yellow scarf and is seated on a tree stump. The stump has branches and flowers extending from either side. She wears a white blouse, a light green bodice, a white apron and a dark blue skirt crossed in gold. She holds a brown and yellow mandolin in her hands in front of her. A lamb stands beside her. The tree and ground are green. The base is made in openwork scrolls touched with gold.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
FIGURINE OF A MUSICIAN, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Derby, England
Date made:
ca. 1820
Size:
14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.123.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom in red: crown, X D, pattern no. 38, 13 (in blue), N (impressed)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973