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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Ludwigsburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bustelli, Franz Anton (modeller)
    Ludwigsburg porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Captain H. B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.2578-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure in hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded. Standing figure of a young woman in a gold patterned bodice, flowered pink apron over a white skirt with blue spots, white stockings and purple shoes. She holds a basket of flowers under her right arm. Vegetables lie at her feet on the base and behind her is a spade leaning against a large rococo-scrolled vase.

Place of Origin

Ludwigsburg (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Bustelli, Franz Anton (modeller)
Ludwigsburg porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

double 'C's under a crown
In black-blue

'S'
In red

'no 52'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm, Width: 7.3 cm base

Descriptive line

Figure in hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded, modelled by F.A. Bustelli, Ludwigsburg porcelain factory, Ludwigsburg, ca. 1765

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Woman; Flowers; Vegetables; Basket

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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