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Figure - Autumn

Autumn

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1297-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure of a girl, emblematic of Autumn, in porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. She sits on the stump of a vine and holds a basket of fruit on her lap. She wears grapes in her hair, a yellow bodice and a blue gilt petticoat with yellow skirt. Gilt scrollwork base on four feet.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'No 61'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a girl, emblematic of Autumn, in porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, early 19th century.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Autumn; Fruit; Scrollwork; Basket; Vine; Grapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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