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Allegorial Figure

Item Information

Title:
Allegorial Figure
Description:
Standing figure of Athena with a helmet and shield. Dressed in Greek apron and toga.
Sculptor:
Thorwaldsen, Albert Bertel, 1770-1844
Date:
1834–1867
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
parian (porcelain)
porcelain
figurines
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
allegory (artistic device)
mythology (literary genre)
women (female humans)
Parian
Porcelain
Allegorical Figure
Woman
Mythology
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
15.5 in. x 5.25 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.1657
Identifier:
12526