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Figure - Spring

Spring

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:12-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case A, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of Spring represented by a girl wearing a wide blue hat, green bodice with pink sleeves, striped skirt and flowered apron, and she is sitting on a rock with a basket of flowers beside her, holding up a nosegay in her right hand, and in front of her is a flowering bush and to one side is a beehive, and the figure is on a rococo scrolled pedestal picked out in gold.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm

Object history note

A pair with Winter 414:12/A-1885 (Sch. I 83A).
The pair were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mrs Haliburton, Richmond, for £3 in July 1868

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of Spring represented by a girl sitting on a rock with a basket of flowers and holding up a nosegay in her right hand, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1765.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Woman; Spring; Beehive houses

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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