Figurine: Mendelssohn

Object Number: 
1945.234b
Date: 
1851-1861
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 8.6 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of base: "R. GOLDEN[?]"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware figurine on square base with canted corners; seated male figure in blue coat and orange trousers, holding curled piece of paper in proper right hand; name of subject impressed on front of base.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this figurine represents the musician and composer Felix Mendelssohn.
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