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Figure of the Muse, Euterpe

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Seated, leaning against & right elbow on ornate column incised in semi-script: euterpe; flute in left hand, guitar (stem broken) and pipes (?) at feet, on irregular base, cracked (fragment inside). Flowing robe & sleeves, free-standing locks of hair at back.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

15.56 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1108

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain