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Figure group

Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)
    Leeds (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, painted in enamel colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by M. G. A. Graham

  • Museum number:

    C.79-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure group, Charity. The figure of Charity is dresses in a long flowered robe with yellow hems and a pale violet-pink mantel with hood, hemmed in green, and holds an infant in swaddling clothes. At her left side is a naked boy, and on her right another boy dressed in red costume clasping a book(?) and set square.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)
Leeds (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1790-1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, painted in enamel colours

Dimensions

Height: 18.1 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by M.C.A.Graham

Descriptive line

Figure group, 'Charity', earthenware, Staffordshire, 1790-1810

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

Halfpenny, Pat, English Earthenware Figures: 1740-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 1995), pl.12 & 25
Read, H., Staffordshire Pottery Figures, pl.38

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Children

Categories

Ceramics

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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