Group representing Continents

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

22.86 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

66.1086

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Group representing Continents Asia and Africa. Base similar to 66.1085. Asiaon pedestal, yellow-lined rose drapery gold-edged, wreath of flowers on head, holds flaming urn in right hand, flowers in left (toe broken). Africa, black , sits on lion and flowered yellow scarf, wears elephant-head cap, holds reeds in right hand at Asia’s chin.

Inscription

Mark: red anchor

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection