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Group

  • Place of origin:

    Plymouth (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:693-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group, in hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of two boys feeding a goat, supported on a pedestal with symmetrical rococo scrolled feet; one of the boys is sitting on a rock with a basket of flowers under his right arm, and the other reclines beside the rock; between them they hold a long garland of flowers, with which they are feeding a goat standing to the right of the rock; both boys are wearing a wreath of flowers on their head and loose drapery thrown about them

Place of Origin

Plymouth (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Width: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Browne, London, for £15 in March 1873

Descriptive line

Figure group, in hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of two boys feeding a goat, supported on a pedestal with symmetrical rococo scrolled feet, made by Plymouth Porcelain Factory, Plymouth, ca. 1770

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Goat; Flowers; Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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