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Figure

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:

    414:13-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, of a girl dancing on a rococo scrolled pedestal, and wearing a pink and green hat, pink bodice, flowered skirt, and apron edged with gold, and dancing in front of a large bocage of flowers and foliage.

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,

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor and dagger
In red

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm, Width: 17.1 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Brooks, London, for £2 10 shillings in April 1867

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, of a girl dancing on a rococo scrolled pedestal, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1765

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

Bradshaw, Peter. Bow Porcelain Figures, circa 1748-1774. 1992, fig. 222

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Girl; Dancing

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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