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Statuette of a Woman, one of two

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Statuette of a Woman, one of two

Made by: Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Factory

On view in: Breakfast Room


About this object

The statuette represents a woman in 18th century costume. The woman is standing, and is kneeling with her right knee on a rock. She has placed a basket full of flowers on the rock and is looking into the basket and holding it with her two arms. She wears a white blouse, blue bodice, a bouffant yellow over-skirt and a white skirt with lavender stripes and red flowers. She is bare foot. She stands on a round base with a greek key meander pattern in gold around the edge.

Category:
ceramics
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Potschappel, Germany
Date made:
ca. 1880
Size:
15.2 cm (6 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.139.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath in underglaze blue: curved fish under capital letter T
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973