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1977.375 (RS116615)

Description

Molded figure of a peasant woman on a mound leaning against a tree stump; dressed in striped petticoat, tightly fitted blue bodice with gold fringe, pink and blue shoes, polka dotted dress, pink hat with rust, gold and white plume; applied oak leaves on stump; applied flowers and foliage on base; white clay body with clear glaze; overglaze enamel decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
enameling
molding (forming)
overglazing
vitrification
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
FIGURINE
figurines
Leaf
Molded
molding (forming)
oak leaf (motif)
Overglazed
overglazing
Semi-Vitrified
vitrification
Dimensions
5.25 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.375
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4069

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