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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in colours and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Captain H. B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.2591-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure in porcelain painted in colours and gilded. A girl stands barefoot with a lamb in her arms on a round base with a border of gilt rococo scrollwork. She wears a crimson bodice and a dark blue skirt with a pattern of flowers in gold. A tree-stump serves as a support for the figure.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in colours and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'No 57 5 Siz'
Incised

'67'
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm base

Object history note

One of a pair with C.2592-1910, known as the 'French shepherds'.

Descriptive line

Figure in porcelain painted in colours and gilded, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, early 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Girl; Scrollwork; Lamb

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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