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Figure - Majolica Ware
  • Majolica Ware
    Carrier-Belleuse, Albert-Ernest, born 1824 - died 1887
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Majolica Ware

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1858 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carrier-Belleuse, Albert-Ernest, born 1824 - died 1887 (modeller)
    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    5884-1860

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure group in lead-glazed earthenware of a sea horse surmounted by a cupid bearing a shell on his shoulder.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1858 (dated)

Artist/maker

Carrier-Belleuse, Albert-Ernest, born 1824 - died 1887 (modeller)
Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

An ermine tail
impressed

Date code for 1858
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 40.6 cm, Width: 31.1 cm, Depth: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

'Majolica Ware' figure group of a sea horse and cupid in lead-glazed earthenware, modelled by A-E Carrier de Belleuse, made by Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, 1858.

Production Note

Known in the factory records as Seahorse with Shell.

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Cupid; Shell; Sea horse

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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