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Figure - Time

Time

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.260-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded of Father Time. A bearded man with wings, slightly draped in a flowered mantle and standing with his hands on an hour-glass supported on his left thigh, and his left foot rests on a globe. A scythe leans against a pile of rocks behind him. Circular base with a gilt line.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'N222 / N'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Figure in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded of Father Time, Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1775.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Hour-glass; Globe; Man; Scythe

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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