Dancer from a Pair of Dancers

English
about 1760–65
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)


Dimensions

Overall: 27.1 cm (10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2191

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing figure of a woman on rococo base, with small purple headpiece, yellow and green bodice over a white flowered dress, left arm raised, right hand holding up dress, left arm raised, right hand holding up dress, purple shoes with yellow bows. Some repair to left hand and yellow bow, left shoe.

Markings

none

Provenance

By 1941, with Stoner & Evans, London and New York; January 6, 1941, sold by Stoner & Evans to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection