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Figure of a Little Girl

1977.331 (RS116570)

Description

Slipcast figure of a young girl; overglaze enamel wash decoration; long, violet-colored coat with ruffled trim; yellow bow at neck with blue bows to fast on coat; right hand in pocket; left carrying a blue and peach bag; ruffled violet dress; blue bloomers; white stockings and purple shoes with yellow bows; on a circular base; leaning against a white unglazed tree stump.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
Base marked ""58"" in purple.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Child
Enameled
Figurine
figurines
Hand Colored
Overglazed
porcelain
Porcelain
Slip Cast
Wash
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.331
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4016

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