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  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1752-1753 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. A pair of lovers are seated on a mound. The boy has his right arm round the girl and holds a bird-cage.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)


ca. 1752-1753 (made)


Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded


Height: 19.1 cm

Object history note

Based on 'Les Amours du Bocage' after Lancret.

Descriptive line

Figure group, of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, of lovers with a bird-cage, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1752-53

Production Note

The model has been attributed to the 'Muses Modeller'


Soft paste porcelain


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Girl; Leaves; Birdcage; Boy


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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