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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Limbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1617-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of a shepherdess in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. She wears a yellow hat, purple bodice, white skirt diapered with 'Indian flowers', white apron hitched up on her left side. Her feet are bare. In front of her stands a lamb.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Limbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'LB'
In monogram in red

Dimensions

Height: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a shepherdess in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Limbach porcelain factory, Thuringia, late 18th century.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Diaper; Shepherdess; Lamb

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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