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Figural Group: autumn and winter

Object Number: 
1911.84ab
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Part (female): 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (22.2 x 14 x 16.5 cm) Part (male): 8 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 11.7 x 14
Description: 
Pair of porcelain seated figures; male putting on ice skates and barefoot female with basket of grapes on her left and cluster of grapes in her right hand.
Gallery Label: 
These two figures are most likely allegorical reprsentations of the winter and summer seasons.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group