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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1758-1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.698-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a hawker in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. He walks carrying a lantern in his right hand. A basket containing bottles is over his left arm. Irregular mounded base with applied flowers and slight scrollwork in relief picked out in gold.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1758-1769 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a hawker in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1758-1769.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Lantern; Flowers; Scrollwork; Basket; Man; Hawker

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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