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Girl with Basket

German
1750–55
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

56.280

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Shaped base modeled with scrolls has applied flowers, stump under lavendar skirt. Bare feet, flowered apron, yellow low bodice, white elbow sleeves. Holds basket of flowers on left knee, flowers in right hand. Yellow ribbon on lavendar hat, upturned brim

Markings

Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue; incised mark of modeler: large P

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer