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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1758-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.196-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of Cupid in porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, standing and holding a green-draped cradle with a baby in it. He wears a red starred headdress. Base with a tree stump and applied flowers, picked out with gilt scrollwork.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1758-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of Cupid in porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1758-1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Baby; Cupid; Cradle; Flowers; Nurse; Tree; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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