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Name of Object:

Figures in Turkish style

Location:

Madrid, Spain

Holding Museum:

National Museum of Romanticism

Holding Institution (original language):

Museo Nacional del Romanticismo

Date:

Second third of the 19th century

Type of object:

Decorative Arts; Porcelain

Museum Inventory Number:

MR370/1 and MR370/2

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Moulded; enamelled, painted and gilded porcelain

Dimensions:

31 x 15 x 14 cm / 32 x 15 x 14 cm

Provenance:

France

Description:

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.

Description:

Citation of this web page:

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