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Table screen

Item Information

Title:
Table screen
Description:
Gilded domed foot with rounded stem supports rectangular pierced, leafy, scrolled frame; encloses white porcelain lithophane. Scene shows figures gathered around large domed basket (?) trying to capture putti. At center n man holds a putti by wings. Above basket, sprawled putti flies with string tied to foot.
Maker:
Plaue Porzellanmanufaktur
Date:
1850–1900
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
brass (alloy)
gilding
lithophanes
piercing
porcelain
tin (metal)
table screens
table linens
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
mythology (literary genre)
putti (motifs)
Porcelain
Tin
Brass
Gilded
Lithophane
Mythology
Classical Figure
Putti
Pierced
Places:
MaineYork (county)South Berwick
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.)
Extent:
13.063 in. x 5.188 in. (H x D) Diameter: 4.25 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
Accession #:
1949.345
Identifier:
8039