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Standing Woman representing Smell from a set of the Senses: C.82-1932

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Standing Woman representing Smell from a set of the Senses


Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)


Soft-past porcelain figure of a Standing Woman representing Smell, painted in polychrome enamels. She wears a multi-coloured dress, and leans against a pedestal of simulated marble, holding a flower.


History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 7/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-04-15) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


Mid 18th Century
Gold anchor period (1759-69)
George III
Production date: circa AD/CE 1765

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Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-past porcelain figure of a Standing Woman representing Smell, painted in polychrome enamels

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indicates Chelsea

  • Text: an anchor
  • Method of creation: Gilt
  • Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.82-1932
Primary reference Number: 76181
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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