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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Figure

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Figure of an actress in Oriental costume in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. She stands by a tree stump and is wearing a yellow trousered-garment, over which is a long flowered white coat with black buttons, red shoes and a high-crowned red headdress which reaches her back and shoulders. Circular mounded base with applied flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Figure of an actress in Oriental costume in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1755.
Physical Description
Figure of an actress in Oriental costume in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. She stands by a tree stump and is wearing a yellow trousered-garment, over which is a long flowered white coat with black buttons, red shoes and a high-crowned red headdress which reaches her back and shoulders. Circular mounded base with applied flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.5cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.662-1925

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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