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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:

    C.55-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case H, shelf 2

Physical description

Figure of a woman, perhaps a snuffer, salt-glazed stoneware. Highly conventionalised, the head a sphere with applied ears, nose and headdress, the arms formed like handles clasping in front of a dove; wide bell-shaped skirt; the eyes, arms and corsage touched with brown clay.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

London, Andrade, 1927. From Mrs. C. Hemmings Collection.

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman, perhaps a snuffer, salt-glazed stoneware, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1750

Labels and date

Figure of a Woman, perhaps a snuffer
Made in Staffordshire, about 1750
Salt-glazed stoneware

C.55-1938 Wallace Elliot bequest [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Women; Doves

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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