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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (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.656-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a woman, represented Spring, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. She stands with a basket of flowers over her right arm. She wears a green jacket trimmed with gold, a flowered skirt partly raised by her left hand, blue shoes, and a lilac hat with a blue band fastened at the neck with blue ribbon. Irregular flat base with applied flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm

Object history note

For a later version of this figure on a scrolled base, see C.657-1925

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman, representing Spring, in soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1755

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

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

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Basket; Woman; Spring; Flowers; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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