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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1749-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:278-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure in porcelain, painted with enamels, of a boy naked and crouching beneath an empty basket, which he supports with both hands on his shoulders, and the figure rests on a round base painted with sprays of flowers and is concave underneath.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1749-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Width: 2.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Nichols, Worcester, for 10 shillings [?] in June 1871.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure in porcelain, painted with enamels, of a boy naked and crouching beneath an empty basket, made by Charles Gouyn's factory, London, ca. 1749-1760

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Baskets; Boy; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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