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Plaque with Portrait of a Woman

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The oval half-length portrait depicts a woman with brown hair and brown eyes wearing a red dress, a white shawl, a pearl necklace and earrings, and a red and white hat adorned with a bird with yellow tail feathers. The contemporary gilt-bronze frame is decorated at the top and at each corner...

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Inscription

Moriot/1825 signed on front

Marks

incised y (or g) on back

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, 1825

Dimensions

Overall (framed): 28.6 x 20 cm (11 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2672

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain