Lady with silver basket

Maker: Attributed to Giuseppe Gori (active ca. 1770–1810)
Date: second half 18th century
Culture: Italian, Naples
Medium: Polychromed terracotta head and wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; satin, silk and velvet garments with lace; gold and silver thread; gold earring with pearls and pearl necklace; silver filigree purse and silver basket
Dimensions: a) H. of lady: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.); b) H. of basket: 2 in. (5.1 cm.)
Classification: Crèche
Credit Line: Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964
Accession Number: 64.164.105a, b

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