Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4069

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
enameling
molding (forming)
overglazing
vitrification
oak leaf (motif)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Overglazed
Enameled
Molded
Leaf
FIGURINE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

5.25 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.375