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Modeled base with applied flowers has woman with smaller child in left arm giving coin to kneeling child at right; ankle-length white flowered robe, red ribbon, yellow scarf held around head and draped at back by pink sash with gold fringe. Unmarked.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1278

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain