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Figure group

Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1840-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in enamel colours

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.D.Kennedy

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 5

Physical description

A group figure of a woman and man, she is holding an accordian in both hands, wearing a hat, bodice, and double-fronted skirt, he is holding a hurdy-gurdy, wearing a cap, jacket, neckerchief, waistcoat, and trousers.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca.1840-1850 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in enamel colours


Height: 28 cm

Object history note

Given by J.D.Kennedy

Descriptive line

Figure group, musicians, earthenware, Staffordhshire, about 1840-50.

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

Harding, A,N., Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875, Book One, (Atglen: Schiffer, 1998), p.412.ill.



Subjects depicted

Hurdy-gurdy; Musician



Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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