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Candle snuffer: Johanna Marie Lind, ("Jenny", 1820-1887)

Candle snuffer: Johanna Marie Lind, ("Jenny", 1820-1887)
Title
Candle snuffer: Johanna Marie Lind, ("Jenny", 1820-1887)
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 4.8 cm )
Description 
Biscuit porcelain figurine; standing female figure in floor-length flounced skirt with blue pigment applied to two lower tiers; open bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number 
1945.300
Provenance 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group