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Figure of Freedom

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Figure of Freedom on flat scroll base, gilt lines at front, reclining ram at right. Tree trunk supports leaning figure and elbow of raised right arm with bird in hand. Left hand holds staff with blue ribbon and gold tip. dog at leftrests forepaws on knee of man, standing feet crossed, black...

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Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1754–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

26.35 cm (10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1781

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain