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Figure of Astronomy

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Uneven flowered base with stump on which child is seated with blue edged brown-flowered yellow drapery. Blue globe with gold stars in brown pedestal held in left arm and right one extended. enameled flowers possibly by Duesbury. Unmarked.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.1225

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain