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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1765 (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.659-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of Apollo in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. He stands beside a tree stump with applied flowers and plays a lyre which he holds in his left hand. At his feet is a flaming torch. He wears loose flowered drapery. He wears a chaplet of green leaves. Rococo scrolled base picked out in yellow.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of Apollo in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1760-1765

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Lyre; Flowers; Scroll; Torch; Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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