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Dancer from a Pair of Dancers

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Standing figure of a woman on rococo base, with small purple headpiece, yellow and green bodice over a white flowered dress, left arm raised, right hand holding up dress, left arm raised, right hand holding up dress, purple shoes with yellow bows. Some repair to left hand and yellow bow, left shoe.

Marks

none

Provenance

By 1941, with Stoner & Evans, London and New York; January 6, 1941, sold by Stoner & Evans to 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

English, about 1760–65

Dimensions

Overall: 27.1 cm (10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2191

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain