Allegorical figure of Touch
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“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.
Mark: red anchor
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)
A similar allegorical figure is illustrated in "English Porcelain Circle Transactions," No. II (1929) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.
Gift of Richard C. Paine