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Andromache weeping over the ashes of Hector chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Andromache weeping over the ashes of Hector chimney ornament, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 23.5 cm
    Object Height: 9 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1658
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Female figure (Andromache) weeping over the ashes of Hector. She is leaning against a pinkish urn. White chiton with red-orange floral designs and robin's egg blue trim. She stands on a brown and green mound form which graduates into a square base with a brown horizontal line.