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Figure of a Nun

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Seated reading, "Omnia Gloria" on open book, and holding staff. Black headdress, brown cloak and skirt, & seated on a chest colored turquoise. Mark: BROWN ANCHOR.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, 1750–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.334

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain