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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with applied work

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA

  • Museum number:

    C.324-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure of a sportsman with a dog in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. He stands in front of a low tree-stump. His right arm is outstretched and his left hand holds a gun that is resting on the ground. The dog is lying beside his right foot. Circular flat base with applied flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with applied work

Marks and inscriptions

'W'
Incised on the upper surface of the base

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a sportsman with a dog in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1755

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

Bradshaw, Peter. Bow Porcelain Figures, circa 1748-1774. 1992, fig. 153

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Applied

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Tree; Sportsman; Flowers; Gun; Dog

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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