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Chess figure: White Queen

Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware). Molded standing figure wearing crown and long headress behind, head turned right, holds orb and cross in right hand. Mounted on circular base, ornamented on top and sides with impressed bands of palmettes, beading and brown-filled leaves in "Henri II"...

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Marks

WEDGWOOD impressed.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

English, about 1780 (?)

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1982.120

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery