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Standing robed & veiled figure, holds globe on rocky pedestal at right, pair of dividers (mended) in left hand, 3 fingers missing. On square base. Tip of veil broken.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1112

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain