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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1753-1757 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:

    C.36-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 7

Physical description

Porcelain figure of a seated boy holding sprays of flowers. He wears a pale yellow jacket, red-starred waistcoat and mauve breeches. Rococo scrolled flat base picked out in green and purple; beneath are yellow ears of corn.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1753-1757 (made)

Artist/maker

Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm

Object history note

From the Dr. J. T. Langley Collection.

One of a pair, with a girl. [C.36&A-1938]

Descriptive line

Figure of a boy, one of a pair, with a girl; soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt; Longton Hall porcelain factory, Staffordshire, ca. 1753-1757

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Boys; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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