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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:327/K-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure in porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, of Cupid as a sportsman with a quiver, hat, boots and red scarf, and he stands on a green mound.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm approx.

Object history note

One of a set of thirteen figures made for mounting as seals 414:327/A to I, K to N-1885 (Sch. I 426A to I, K to N).
This seal was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Van Minden, Rotterdam, for 10 shillings 6 pence in 1873.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure in porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, of Cupid as a sportsman with a quiver, hat, boots and red scarf, made by Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1775.

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

Barrett, Franklin A. & Arthur L. Thorpe. Derby Porcelain, 1750-1848. London : Faber & Faber, 1971.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Quivers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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