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Title America Figure
Reference 8541
Library Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery
Date 1768-1770
Description Female figure emblamatic of 'America' and one of the 'Four Continents' set. Standing with right arm raised reaching to a quiver of arrows, wearing a feathered headdress holding a bow, supported at the elbow by the rockwork back. A short treestump at front left with skins hung up on it and a small hunting dog at the base, rococo scrollwork on front of base.
Document Type 360 Object
Primary Commodity Porcelain
Theme Art and Literature; Social Practice
Keywords fancy goods, ceramic, fashion, craft, artisan, glaze, enamel, gilding
Region Europe
Places England, Plymouth
Company or Organisation Plymouth Porcelain
Copyright © Plymouth City Council (Arts and Heritage)