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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1756-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:682-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a young man as a musician; he wears a wide-brimmed black hat, short purple cape, flowered yellow tunic, crimson breeches, white stockings, and black shoes; he sits with a violin supported on his left hip on a rocky mound, which rises from a rococo scrolled base decorated with applied flowers

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1756-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm

Object history note

Acquired as Longton Hall
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Allworthy, London, in January 1869 [price not recorded]

Descriptive line

Figure, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a young man as a musician sitting with a violin supported on his left hip, Vauxhall porcelain factory, London, ca. 1756-60

Production Note

Previously attributed to Longton Hall

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Violin; Man; Musician; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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