Figure of Matrimony

English
about 1754–58
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

24.13 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1782

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of matrimony, mate to figure of Liberty (65.1781). Base has sheep with leaf on back at left; waist-high wall with blue fountain at right. Standing figure in pink shoes, white dress, gold hem and pink design above. Pine-lined yellow peplum, blue-laced bodice with pink reverse, holds brown bird-cage with blue ribbon at hip in right hand, flower below. Blue scarf, yellow hat with pink facing, blue ribbons. Hands mended and head replaced.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection