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Figure - Jewish pedlar

Jewish pedlar

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (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:

    414:168-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, of a Jewish pedlar standing and supported by a tree stump on a round base with applied flowers and foliage, and he has a basket of bottles slung in front of him, and he is dressed in a fur cap, long greenish-blue fur-lined coat, white waistcoat, and blue and yellow striped breeches.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with woman 414:168/A-1885 (Sch. I 294A)
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mrs Haliburton, Isleworth, for £15 in 1867.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, of a Jewish pedlar standing with a basket of bottles slung in front of him, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Twitchett, John. Derby Porcelain. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. pl. 44.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Man; Bottles

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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