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Figure - Summer

Summer

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burslem Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1074-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure in lead-glazed earthenware, coloured in manganese-brown, yellow and green glazes, of a boy, emblematic of Summer, and he is seated on a rococo-scrolled mound carrying a sheaf of corn in his arms.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Burslem Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm

Object history note

Companion to 414:1074/A-1885 (Sch. II 282).

Descriptive line

Figure in lead-glazed earthenware, coloured in manganese-brown, yellow and green glazes, of a boy, emblematic of Summer, maker unknown, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1780-1790.

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Corn; Boy; Summer

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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