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Figure - Gardener


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1793-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coffee, William (modeller)
    Hill, Joseph (repairer)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Biscuit porcelain

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a gardener in biscuit porcelain. He leans against a tree stump on a square base.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)


1793-1795 (made)


Coffee, William (modeller)
Hill, Joseph (repairer)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Biscuit porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

'D' surmounted by a crown and crossed batons and six dots
Maker's mark incised on base

'No 359'
Figure model number incised on base

A triangle
Repairer's mark incised on base


Height: 25.3 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a gardener in biscuit porcelain modelled by William Coffee, repaired by Joseph Hill, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, 1793-1795.

Production Note

Label - modelled by William Coffee.



Subjects depicted

Man; Gardener; Spade


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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