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Figures in Turkish style
National Museum of Romanticism
Museo Nacional del Romanticismo
Second third of the 19th century
Decorative Arts; Porcelain
MR370/1 and MR370/2
Moulded; enamelled, painted and gilded porcelain
31 x 15 x 14 cm / 32 x 15 x 14 cm
In these two porcelain figures, it is showed through the clothes, and combined with the Rococo style of the basements. Produced by many European manufactures at the time, this kind of objects could be easily found in rooms as the fumoir, usually decorated in an Orientalist style to recreate exoticism.
Isabel Ortega Fernández "Figures in Turkish style" in Sharing History , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=sh_objects;AWE;es;45;en&id=porcelain
Prepared by: Isabel Ortega Fernández
MWNF Working Number: SP 045