Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.



  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of Isabella from the Italian Comedy in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels. She wears a similarly patterned skirt, yellow bodice and a red cloak with purple lining which she is drawing forward with her right hand. High four-footed scrolled bases with applied green leaves and flowers.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1760 (made)


Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels


Diameter: 18.4 cm

Object history note

London, Stoner & Evans, 1927.

Descriptive line

Figure of Isabella from the Italian Comedly, soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, London, about 1760

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bradshaw, Peter. Bow Porcelain Figures, circa 1748-1774. 1992, fig. 72


Soft paste porcelain; Enamel




Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.

We need your help

Hello. We are working to improve our collections online and would like to understand better how our visitors use our site. Please could you spare two minutes to answer some questions?
Take the survey
No thanks. Continue to the V&A website