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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow 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.664-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of a Turkish dancer in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. She stands with her right hand upheld and wears a long yellow cloak over a short flowered blue-fringed skirt, blue-striped flowered petticoat, red shoes and fur cap. Four-footed scrolled base picked out in blue, crimson and gold, and with applied flowers.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Two dots
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm

Object history note

The pair to C.665-1925

Descriptive line

Figure of a Turkish dancer in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1765.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Anton Gabszewicz, Made at New Canton (English Ceramic Circle, 2000), cat. 86

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Dancer; Woman; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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