Carved wooden figure of Charity with two children.
- 32 cm
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- Suzanne King through The Art Fund
An Ionic capital frames the head. A caryatid which probably would have originally supported furniture. An example of 17th century non-memorial sculpture. Part of a bequest to three museums by Mrs Suzanne King through the Art Fund in 1992 and 1993.
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