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Figure of a girl spinning

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Seated on brown block on low scroll base with gold & purple. Dress sprigged, underskirt purple-pink; blue lines on bodice, black ruff. Yellow hat with green edge. Left fingers repaired. Spindle and yarn later restorations.

Inscription

Impressed mark of Joseph Hannong.

Marks

Monogram HSL incised.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

German, About 1757–59

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

14.44 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.686

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain