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Figure - Musician

Musician

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:425/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure in soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, of a lady seated on a high-backed chair playing a lute, and supported on an eight-sided base with gilt lines, and she wears a flowered dress, and has a spaniel on her lap, and underneath her chair is a second lute with books piled upon it.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Width: 8.3 cm base

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:425-1885 (Sch. I 357)
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Jurnel, Paris, for 9 shillings [?] in November 1880

Descriptive line

Figure in soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, of a lady seated on a high-backed chair playing a lute, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1775.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Spaniel; Woman; Lute; Musicians

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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