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White body covered in pink lustre with eight-sided white background panels with allegory of charity transfer printed and painted: charity extends hand to boy, left, while holding baby with boy clinging to her skirts; scene flanked by trees; white spout with pink lustre scalloped terminal; white handle with feathering on spine in relief and pink lustre highlights.
allegory (artistic device)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
On bottom: Handwritten paper labels: ""Earthenware/ 1764/ Billingsley 1814/ Soft Paste 1814 to 17/ Dillyn/ Swansea/ Wales/ Porcelain 1814 to 23""
5 1/4 (H) (inches)
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley