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Figurine

1949.415 (RS119534)

Description

Molded white clay body; white glaze. Painted overglaze polychrome decoration. Standing figure of Lord Nelson (see Note) in naval unifrom with amputated left hand inserted in vest. Peacock rests against left leg.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Classical Figure
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIGURINE
figurines
glazing (coating)
Military
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Peacock
peafowl
Staffordshire
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805
Dimensions
9.875 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.415
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8067

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