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Figure group

Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in enamel colours

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. J.D.Kennedy through the National Art Collections Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 4

Physical description

Group of a highland boy and girl. The girl is standing to the right, her hand resting upon the post of a fence at the foot of which the boy is reclining, fondling a dog. Both are wearing white; the girl has a long scarf and holds a feathered hat in her left hand; she has reddish hair; the boy wears a kilt and has black hair. The fence and dresses are spotted with gilt. Scolled base picked out in gilt.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca.1850 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in enamel colours


Height: 27.2 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr. J.D.Kennedy through the National Art Collections Fund

Descriptive line

Figure group, highland boy and girl with King Charles spaniel, Staffordshire, about 1850.



Subjects depicted

Kilt; Dog


Ceramics; Scotland

Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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