Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1810

GUSN

GUSN-17358

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
enameling
overglazing
Earthenware
Overglazed
Enameled
Staffordshire
Boy
FIGURINE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6.5 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn

Accession Number

1961.156