Allegorical figure of Hearing
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
29.21 cm (11 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Hearing, from the set of The Five Senses. Woman seated on flowering treestump wears yellow and puce drapery over white flowered tunic edged in gold. Holds conch shell in right hand, musical instrument in left; fawn at feet, on irregular base with applied flowers.
Mark: red anchor
By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)
 From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection