Negress with covered basket

English
dated 1750
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

21.59 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.2754a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Grayish white; both on irregular base and joined to tree trunk with leafy branches between. Roots, twigs and flowers on mended base; slightly concave beneath, incised with date. Figure in short skirt and turban, feet apart, bends slightly at waist, arms spread. Deep elliptical basket, domed cover has flowering twig handle.

Related color example 1988.581a-b

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection