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Allegorical figure of Touch

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"Feeling" from the set of Senses. Woman seated holding a Hawk with her foot on a tortoise, wearing a draped garment of white ground with flowers in turquoise and puce.

Inscription

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

By 1929, Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) Note 1: A similar allegorical figure is illustrated in "English Porcelain Circle Transactions," No. II (1929) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, About 1752–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.299

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain