Here we have a ceramic statue in the form of a Palmistry Hand. This is made in the style of a 19th Century larger model used by Victorian palmistry enthusiasts for the study of life lines and one's fortune and future. This was part of a greater science movement, some considered it pseudo-science, called "Phrenology," which revolved around the notion that a person's physiognomy could show his moral status, his intellectual capacity, and his social development. This is a vintage piece, and it has some spots where the writing has worn away indicating it may have been made circa 1970s. The crazing in the surface is by design, to make it look Victorian. Great piece for creating a Victorian-inspired vignette in your curiosity room.
Measures about 7-1/4" tall by about 5" wide, and the base is about 3-1/4" wide by 2-1/2" deep. Weighs 1.1 pounds. Again, there are areas where the applied lettering has rubbed away.
Great steampunk decor.
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