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Object Name FIGURINE
Catalog Number 1984.028.00004b
Description This is one of a pair of handpainted French porcelain figurine with a neoclassic style indicated by the figures' dress and the coloration. The subject is the teaching of children; in this figurine, the seated mother raises her left arm while holding a Bible in her right hand; her daughter stands leaning upon her knee, gazing up at her mother's face. The figurine has a polychrome matte finish.
Dimensions H-10 inches
Provenance The subject suggests an allegory of Sacred and Profane learning.
Subjects children
mothers
Allegories
Education
women