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Standing Woman, perhaps Night: C.325-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Standing Woman, perhaps Night

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Royal Porcelain Company

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Description

Parian (?) porcelain figure of a Standing Woman, perhaps Night, slip-cast, glazed and painted in flesh pink, red, and brown enamels.

Parian (?) porcelain figure of a Standing Woman, perhaps Night, slip-cast, glazed and painted in flesh pink, red, and brown enamels. The circular straight-sided base has an unglazed flange and a glazed underside with a central ventilation hole. The woman, perhaps Night, stands with her leg relaxed and her feet slightly apart. Her head is tilted to her right and downwards. Her right arm is across her body and she holds her left upper arm with her right hand. Her left arm is across her body lower down, and she holds her drapery in her left hand. She wears her brown hair in a Grecian style, and has pink cheeks and red lips. She has a veil round her face and shoulders, apparently under her hair, and a long, layered and pleated tunic which is off the right shoulder, and held on her right upper arm by a brooch.

Notes

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.

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th Century
Victoria
Circa 1875 - 1900

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( flesh pink, red, and brown)
Base Diameter 8.6 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Parian (porcelain)
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Parian (?) porcelain, slip-cast, glazed and painted in flesh pink, red, and brown enamels

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.325-1991
Primary reference Number: 37768
Packing number: EURCER 1011
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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