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Figure groupof a boy and girl dancing with arms intertwined behind their backs, hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamel colours and gilt. The boy wears a sailor's hat with a yellow ribbon and they both wear matching clothes in a check-pattern with turquoise vertical stripes and manganese horizontal stripes; she wears pale yellow overskirt and pink shoes. The base is flat with a circular hole. Marked.
- Made in: Meissen
- (Europe,Germany,Saxony,Dresden (region),Meissen)
- Height: 14.3 centimetres (max.)
- Width: 10 centimetres (max.)
- Depth: 7.5 centimetres
Inscription Positiontop of base
Pair with 1923,0314.55
Not on display
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Group of Objects
Figure group of a boy and girl dancing with arms intertwined behind their backs, hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamel colours and gilt. The girl wears a yellow bodice and a purple checked overskirt; the boy, who is supported by a tree-trunk, wears striped breeches and long coat of orange and white stripes with black and gilt wavy line over a blue shirt with stylised flowers in a darker blue. The base is hollow with an oblong hole. Marked.
Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum
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Object reference number: MCT13951
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