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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:224/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a tawny owl perched on a stump on which are applied flowers and leaves, and also sprays of flowers painted in purple.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:224-1885 (Sch. I 61)
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mrs Haliburton, Richmond, for £50 in March 1875.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a tawny owl perched on a stump, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1755-1760

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Owl

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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