Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8068

Description

Molded white clay body; standing figure; overglaze polychrome enamel decoration. Naval officer with left arm leaning on pedestal; three eagles on shaft; right hand holding telescope. Well-modeled in back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
enameling
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
marines (visual works)
telescopes
Staffordshire
Earthenware
Classical Figure
Eagle
Maritime
Telescope
Molded
Tin Glazed
Enameled
FIGURINE

Inscription

Across base: John Paul Jones

Associated Person

Jones, John Paul

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.375 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.416