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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1752-1753 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and slightly gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:181-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and with slight gilding, of Charity as a woman in a flowered robe and yellow veil standing with a child supported on her left arm, and giving a coin to another child who kneels at her side.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1752-1753 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and slightly gilded

Dimensions

Height: 28.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Willson, London, for £4 in August 1868
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and with slight gilding, of Charity as a woman in a flowered robe and veil standing with children, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1752-53

Production Note

The model has been attributed to the 'Muses Modeller'

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Woman; Children; Charity

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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