NU Figurine

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Hulya Pedicini, Nov 18, 2018.

  1. Hello everyone,

    I just need to know more about this nu figurine. Its written at the back of the base 6539 and inside there is a crown drawn

    Any of you know has come across any of these? is it of any value? 46502002_2308711472787773_7153902913553694720_n.jpg 46506185_354068088490762_1740804486210781184_n.jpg 46486346_1910737175676961_1365591500372574208_n.jpg 46479727_343034436258568_5139295331669770240_n.jpg 46445105_342871849844767_7187465239703584768_n.jpg 46392587_252666002076192_1894087853210599424_n.jpg 46444548_300896257192662_6771184949107097600_n.jpg

    many thanks.
    i need help likes this.
  2. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Didn't ask but... just wanted to make sure you knew this type of statue is usually referred to as "Water Bearer."

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  3. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Hello, Hulya. For our English speaking members, I think the word you wanted is 'nude'? She's lovely. As Debora said, generically a water bearer. She may be copied from a figure in a fountain or may be the personification of a spring/source. We will do more looking.
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  4. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

  5. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Lovely piece.
    Time period late 1800s.
    Whether she is English or German, I don't know. I can't see the crown mark you are referring to.

    Beautiful face, so a good quality piece.
    Bronwen and i need help like this.
  6. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Hulya, are the irises of her eyes colored in?
  7. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

    220FE50F-E363-4B80-961A-79427E65788A.jpeg 3 pointed crown? Maybe you can get a close-up?
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  8. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Thanks INH. I still can't see it well.

    Wonder if a little cinnamon rubbed in and lightly dusted off would make it show better.
    Bronwen and i need help like this.
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  10. Thank you very much all your help :))
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