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Figure - Sweep

Sweep

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1780-1800 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, moulded and painted with coloured glazes

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.106-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure of a boy, huddling

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca.1780-1800 (made)

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, moulded and painted with coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm, Width: 5.1 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by Stuart Davis

Descriptive line

Figure, 'Winter', 'Sweep' of 'Clown', earthenware, Staffordshire, possibly made by a member of the Wood family, ca.1780-1800

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Halfpenny, Pat, English Earthenware Figures: 1740-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 1995), p.67.

Production Note

Based on a model by Paul Louis Cyfflé, who worked at Luneville in France. Possibly made by a member of the Wood family

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Clown; Winter; Sweep

Categories

Ceramics

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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