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Classical Goddess
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory
    active 1710–present
  • Classical Goddess, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Meissen, Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 7.6 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 3 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Sellars Pearson
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0003.010
Description

Sculpture of woman with arms out front as if she was holding something. She wears a dress that is cinched tight at the waist and flowing sleeves over the shoulder. Corset is colored pink arond back and red and black in front. Material of dress from waist down is white with blue, pink, and gold flowers. Woman has brown hair, red lips, and wears strappy flat sandals. She stands on a stone ground.