Allegorial Figure

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12526

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
parian (porcelain)
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
allegory (artistic device)
mythology (literary genre)
women (female humans)
Parian
Porcelain
Allegorical Figure
Woman
Mythology
FIGURINE

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Reproduction of Thorwaldsen, Albert Bertel, 1770-1844 (Sculptor)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15.5 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1657