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Standing Woman, perhaps Morning: C.324-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Standing Woman, perhaps Morning


Factory: Worcester Royal Porcelain Company




Parian (?) porcelain figure of a Standing Woman, glazed, and enamelled in flesh pink, red, and brown enamels.

Parian (?) porcelain figure of a Standing Woman, glazed, and enamelled in flesh pink, red, and brown enamels. The circular, straight-sided base has an underglaze flange underneath, and glazed underside with a central ventilation hole. The woman stands with her feet slightly apart, and arms crossed over her breast. Her brown hair is dressed in Grecian style, and she has pink cheeks and red lips. She wears a long, layered dress held up on her left shoulder by a string. Her right shoulder and most of her back and chest are bare.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Late 19th Century
Circa 1875 - 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( flesh pink, red, and brown) gilt

Materials used in production

uncertain Parian (porcelain)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.324-1991
Primary reference Number: 37755
Packing number: EURCER 1010
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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