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Figure - Sportsman with gun and dog
  • Sportsman with gun and dog
    Derby Porcelain factory
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Sportsman with gun and dog

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W. A. J. Floersheim

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.240-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 2

Physical description

Figure of a huntsman in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded. He stands with a rifle at his left and a dog at his right. He wears a powder flask over his turquoise hunting coat and has yellow flowered knee-breeches. He stands on a rocky mound from which grows a tree stump with branches. He is the companion to Circ.240-1931.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'JW' and 'N'
Incised on base, the former probably the initials of a 'repairer'

'No 50'
Figure model number incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Width: 5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure, Sportsman with gun and dog, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1780

Production Note

Label - Chelsea-Derby.

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Huntsman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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