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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1756 (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.1416-1924

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of Cupid in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. He stands cooking hearts at a fire. Gold rococo scroll base.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1756 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Anchor
In red

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of Cupid in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1756.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Scroll; Hearts

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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