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Bust

Bust

  • Place of origin:

    Lane End (made)

  • Date:

    1795-1809 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chetham & Woolley (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felspathic stoneware with a smear glaze and painted with pink enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1218-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case D1, shelf 2

Physical description

Bust of Cupid in white 'pearl body' felspathic stoneware with a smear glaze and painted with pink enamel. The head is turned to the right. On a square pedestal, and on each side are oval panels outlined in pink. The front panel is blank, and the others have reliefs of Cupid with two doves billing, a Muse crowning the bust of a poet, and a woman pouring out a libation. Blue lines are round the top and bottom of the plinth.

Place of Origin

Lane End (made)

Date

1795-1809 (made)

Artist/maker

Chetham & Woolley (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Felspathic stoneware with a smear glaze and painted with pink enamel

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm

Descriptive line

Bust of Cupid in white felspathic stoneware with a smear glaze and painted with pink enamel, on a square pedestal, Chetham & Woolley, Lane End, ca. 1795-1809.

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

See Object Information file in Ceramics and Glass offices.
Mallet, J.V.G.. Some Baroque sources of English ornamental porcelains A paper read at the weekend seminar Fire and Form – The Baroque and its influence on English Ceramics, c. 1660-1760, 26th-27th March 2011, published English Ceramics Circle, 2013, pp123-146. Illustrated fig. 12, 129p.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Doves; Poet; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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