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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, pierced and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.657-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a girl, representing Spring, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. She stands with a basket of blue flowers over her right hand. She wears a pink jacket trimmed with gold, a flowered skirt raised by her left hand, red shoes and yellow hat with red band. Circular base with applied flowers and leaves on a rococo scrolled and pierced pedestal, picked out in green and gold.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor and dagger
In red

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm

Object history note

For an earlier version of this figure, see C.656-1925

Descriptive line

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

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

Bradshaw, Peter. Bow Porcelain Figures, circa 1748-1774. 1992, fig. 128

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Pierced; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers; Girl; Scroll; Basket; Spring

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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