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Figure - Pedlar

Pedlar

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.300-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure of a female pedlar in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded. She is standing, an oblong basket of bottles in her arms. She wears a fur-edged purple jacket flowered in green and black, flowered yellow shirt, red shoes and white head cloth. Low mound base with rococo scrolls picked out in turquoise and gilded.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm

Descriptive line

Figure, Vivandiere, soft-paste porcelain enamelled in colours and gilt, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1765

Production Note

Label states, sometimes identified as actress Mrs. Cibber.

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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