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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Plymouth (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed hard-paste porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:691-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure, in white glazed hard-paste porcelain, of a man playing a flute; he is seated between branches of a flowering tree on a high pedestal with symmetrical rococo scrollwork in relief on the front; he is dressed in a plumed loose cap, a short coat, and a large apron over knee-breeches

Place of Origin

Plymouth (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed hard-paste porcelain

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:691/A-1885 (Sch. I 683A)
Lady Charlotte Schreiber bought these two figures from Mr Robert Fox, Exeter, for £1 in December 1868

Descriptive line

Figure, in white glazed hard-paste porcelain, of a man playing a flute, seated between branches of a flowering tree on a high pedestal with symmetrical rococo scrollwork in relief on the front, made by Plymouth Porcelain Factory, Plymouth, ca. 1770

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Musician; Tree; Flute; Flowers; Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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