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Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with applied decoration and painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:871-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure group of a sheep and a lamb in salt-glazed stoneware and painted with enamels, each facing in opposite directions on an irregular mound base decorated with applied flowers, leaves and toadstools, and from the back to the group rises a tree-trunk with large applied flowers, stems and leaves terminating in an eight-pointed foliation, and the sheep and lamb are coloured yellow, the ground and stem are in purple, the leaves are turquoise-green, and the flowers are in various shades of rose-pink, blue and yellow.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with applied decoration and painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm, Width: 12.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:871/A-1885 (Sch. II 172A).

Descriptive line

Figure group of a sheep and a lamb in salt-glazed stoneware and painted with enamels, maker unknown, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1760.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Applied work; Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers; Lamb; Sheep; Tree

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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