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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure of a sportsman, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels. He is standing, wearing a dark blue coat with pink lining and green cuffs, flowered waistcoat, yellow trousers and black hat and boots; he holds a gun in his left hand, butt on the ground, a dog by his right foot. Low mound base with applied flowers.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1755 (made)


Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Impressed on the upper surface of the base


Height: 17.8 cm

Object history note

London, Amor, 1927.

[C.75&A-1938] From Meissen originals. See the catalogue of the sale of the Rüttgers and Sönhsen collections at Munich, Oct. 24-29, 1927, Lot 27, p. 5, pl. 3.

Descriptive line

Figure of a sportsman, one of a pair, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, London, about 1755


Soft paste porcelain; Enamel



Subjects depicted

Sportsmen; Dogs


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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