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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.667-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of a man with a magic lantern in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Walking with his right foot forward, he plays a hurdy-gurdy suspended from his shoulder. On his back is the lantern. He wears a blue jacket over a pink waistcoat, crimson flowered breeches and black hat and boots. Circular base with a crimson shell in relief and applied flowers.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a man with a magic lantern in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Man; Shell; Hurdy gurdy; Lantern; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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