Figure of the Muse Polyhymnia

English
about 1750
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.15 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1110

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated on rocky scaled mound with tapering column, sword at knee, helmet at feet. Robed figure, winged (wings, sword & flowers  in hand broken); left arm across top of column, right forefinger points toward base. Tiara of leaves. Uneven base, cracked. Column incised Polimnie, faintly at back.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection