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carved stand on which a crouched Blackamoor supports a shell-shaped bowl on her shoulder. The whole is carved from pine in a trompe l'oeil fashion to simulate draped fabric. The figure sits upon acircular tablet which separates from the pedestal base. She wears bracelets, armlets, a necklet, is swathed in a richly decorated material and wears curled slippers and ankle bracelets.
Maker and role
gesso over pine carcass, giltwood, ebonised
1000 x 250 x 510 mm
Foundation Collection, 1989
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This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell