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Figurine of a Musician (one of two)

Made by: Derby Porcelain Works

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, ENGLISH
Object name:
Figurine of a Musician (one of two)
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
ENGLAND: Derby
Date made:
ca. 1820
Size:
overall __5.50 IN
overall __13.97 CM

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