Allegorical figure of Touch

English
About 1752–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.299

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

“Feeling” from the set of Senses. Woman seated holding a Hawk with her foot on a tortoise, wearing a draped garment of white ground with flowers in turquoise and puce.

Inscription

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

By 1929, Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Note 1:
A similar allegorical figure is illustrated in "English Porcelain Circle Transactions," No. II (1929) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine