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Ballerina Figurine

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Ballerina Figurine

Attributed to: Müller & Company (German, founded c. 1908)

Medium: porcelain
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (24.1 x 15.9 x 14.6 cm)
Classification: Sculptures
Markings: Crown over M V in oval / Germany (stamped in blue, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.26.49
1979 York Appraisal: 7
Accession Number: 1981.8
DescriptionCircular spreading foot base; white ground; standing female ballerina; both arms and left leg extended; basket of flowers at feet; white porcelain lace dress; gold band on base.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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