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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1140-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure in porcelain painted with enamels of Ceres. She stands upon a low moulded circular pedestal surmounting a square plinth. She wears a long robe with a flowered border at the bottom and edged blue at the neck and sleeves, over an underskirt edged red. She also has a red and white waist ban and a red scarf. She is carrying a sheaf of corn. 'Seres' is inscribed on the plinth.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'Seres'
Inscribed on the foot of the plinth

Dimensions

Height: 18.1 cm

Descriptive line

Figure in porcelain painted with enamels of Ceres, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1800.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Corn; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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