“Hands on hips” figurine

Photo: The Portable Antiquities Scheme CC By SA2.0
Object type: Figurine
Period: Post Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 10/05/2023
Location: South Kesteven, Lincolnshire


A gilded copper alloy figurine with no direct parallels on the PAS. The report says that the hands on hips and posture suggest movement, perhaps dancing and it could be a toy or devotional object. A Find of Note of County Importance.