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Figurine

Object Number: 
1945.233
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 5 x 2 5/8 in. ( 22.2 x 12.7 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Glazed earthenware figurine on oval base; kneeling female figure in lavender skirt, blue bodice, and fringed sash, awith her arms around an adjacent to a rectangular pink brick pillar surmounted by a cross in the role of Alice in Meyerbeer's opera.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this figurine represents Jenny Lind as "Alice" in Meyerbeer's Opera of Roberto il Diavolo. Jenny Lind made her debut in the role of Alice in 1847 at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group