Molded figure of a seated woman on a square base. She looks down to the viewer’s right and leans her head against her left hand, her left arm resting on a small barrel, and holds a small circular piece of unleavened bread in her right. She wears a white dress with a purple-pink garment draped over her head and sandals; her left breast is exposed. The base of a jar or cruse is visible below the barrel, but the rest has broken off and is missing. Small mounds of ground and foliage cover base.

Date

1790-1810


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware (lead-glazed), enamel


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 9 3/8 in. x 3 5/8 in. x 3 1/2 in. (23.81 cm x 9.21 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. Samuel J. Broadwell, Vice Regent for Ohio, 1883


Object Number

W-63


Colors


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