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Figure of a Gardener

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1755
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (12.9 x 9.8 x 5.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS on bottom of base: orange painted six-pointed radial star in circle. "I H (or "H I") incised on bottom is probably "repairer's mark" rectangular paper printed label in blue: "ILSE BISCHOFF / Hartland Vermont / 05048".
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.254
CREDIT LINE Gift of Louis John and Pamela Kay Ercole in memory of our grandparents, Luigi Ercole and Maria Esposito Ercole from Naples, Italy
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Hochst Porcelain Factory (1746-1796). Figure of a Gardener, ca. 1755. Porcelain, 5 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (12.9 x 9.8 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis John and Pamela Kay Ercole in memory of our grandparents, Luigi Ercole and Maria Esposito Ercole from Naples, Italy, 1991.254. Creative Commons-BY
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Figure of a Gardener