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Figurine

Description

Molded white clay body w/ naturalistic overglaze enamel wash decoration overall. Square base w/ oxblood line border surmounted by 3-dimensional figure of a rustic young man wearing an orange sheep skin vest, yellow britches and hat. Boy holds flower pot and leans on a spade, standing on a rock-like grassy mound against a green tree-like bocage consisting of four applied and molded stylized leaves w/ floral centers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1810
Material
earthenware
enameling
overglazing
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Boy
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
FIGURINE
figurines
Overglazed
overglazing
Staffordshire
Dimensions
6.5 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.156
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
17358

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