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Allegorial Figure

1971.1657 (RS118341)

Description

Standing figure of Athena with a helmet and shield. Dressed in Greek apron and toga.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Thorwaldsen, Albert Bertel, 1770-1844 (Sculptor)
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Painted on the bottom is: B & G. Stamped on the back of the base is: Eneret.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
parian (porcelain)
porcelain
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
allegory (artistic device)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIGURINE
figurines
Mythology
mythology (literary genre)
Parian
parian (porcelain)
porcelain
Porcelain
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
15.5 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1657
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12526

Comments

Description - information from porcelain expert #

AvatarPosted by Arvid LUNDQVIST on August 7, 2013
ENERET means exclusive
B&G its Bing & Grondahl
Sculptor was Bertel Thorvladsen
Datation is about 1880-1910

Sculpture Cataloguing #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on January 3, 2014
Thank you for the information, Mr. Lundqvist.
We are always working to improve the cataloguing level of our collection and appreciate you sharing your knowledge. I will work to update the record.
Sincerely, Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager