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Group

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1302-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure group of a hairdresser and a lady in bone china painted with enamels and gilded. The hairdresser has his hair tied with a bow behind and wears a blue gilt coat, a flowered waistcoat, pink and yellow striped breeches, white stockings and black shoes. His hat is on the ground. The lady is sitting under his hands on a gilt chair and wears a blue dress flowered in gold with a yellow lined mauve gown over it, and holds a mirror in her right hand. Circular base with a green top and openwork gilt scrolls round the sides.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

1830-1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'No 84'
Incised

'BLOOR DERBY' [On a circular band surrounding a crown]
printed in red

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of a hairdresser and a lady in bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, 1830-1835.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Twitchett, John. Derby Porcelain. London : Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. 292 p.

Materials

Bone china

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Openwork; Scrolls; Hairdresser; Flowers; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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