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Figure - Jewish pedlar

Jewish pedlar

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a female Jewish pedlar in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels. She is standing, a box of trinkets in front of her, a bunch of ribbons in her left hand. She wears a mauve-lined pale yellow dress with flowered white underskirt, turquoise green cape flung back, white cape with red bacn and black shoes. Mound base with applied flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)


ca. 1760 (made)


Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded


Height: 26.3 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a Jewish pedlar, one of a pair, soft-paste porcelain enamelled in colours and gilt, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760


Soft-paste porcelain


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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