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Figure group

Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White glazed soft-past porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group of Ganymede with the Eagle in white glazed soft-past porcelain. Ganymede is seated and bends forward with his left leg thrust out. His right hand is on his right knee and his left hand is on the Eagle's neck, who is crouching by his left side. Irregular mounded base.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1750-1760 (made)


Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

White glazed soft-past porcelain


Height: 14.3 cm, Width: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of Ganymede with the Eagle in white glazed soft-past porcelain, Charles Gouyn's factory, London, ca. 1750-1760.

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

Adams, Elizabeth. Chelsea Porcelain, The British Museum Press, 2001, 2nd. edition. Illustrated fig. 5.15, 55p


Soft paste porcelain



Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Porcelain; Myths & Legends; Gender and Sexuality


Ceramics Collection

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