Sculpture of Woman

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-310657

Description

Parian sculpture of a standing woman with laurel wreath in her hair. She is holding a writing utensil and a tablet rests on a broken column. Written on the tablet "Egypt. S Romans. Greece.s." At the foot of the column is a sword hilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figures (representations)
parian (porcelain)
Sculpture
Sculpture

Inscription

"EGYPT S / ROMANS. / GREECE.S" (impressed)
"History" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/4 (H), 5 7/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1927.548