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Figure - Cupid riding a goat

Cupid riding a goat

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1784 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1291-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure group in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels of Cupid riding a goat. He sits, in brown drapery, astride the goat and holds its ear. In his right hand is a pink flag. Oblong base decorated with flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

1770-1784 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'N 13'
Figure model number incised on base

'G'
Incised

'm'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of cupid riding a goat, enamelled soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1784.

Production Note

One of a pair with Bacchus on a Panther - Bradshaw p179 pl137.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Goat; Flag; Flowers; Cupid

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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