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Allegorical figure of Water

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Figure of water. Shells and seaweed on oval base, square hole at back. Blue water, dolphin in gray with lavendar touches and tail. Wreath crowned figure with sprigged yellow robe, lavendar edges, holds water jar in left arm. Finger chipped, time checks on base.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

20.16 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.701

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain