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Figure group
  • Figure group
    Zürich faience and porcelain factory
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Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Zürich (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zürich faience and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.221-1926

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group of a Hungarian soldier with a Turkish prisoner in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The soldier is wearing a short green jacket over a red coat and trousers, yellow boots, and a cylindrical black hat with a green feather and decorated in front with a gold crescent on a red ground. He holds his prisoner by the head and the hands which are tied behind him. The prisoner is naked to the waist and wears long red-striped Turkish trousers, yellow boots and a red and white turban. Rock-work base.

Place of Origin

Zürich (made)

Date

1770-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Zürich faience and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Z'
in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of a Hungarian soldier with a Turkish prisoner in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Zürich faience and porcelain factory, Zürich, 1770-1775.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prisoner; Soldier

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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