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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Marseilles (made)

  • Date:

    last quarter of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Savy pottery factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.316&A-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 47, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Pair of shoes in earthenware painted in colours. Each shoe has an irregular panel containing a landscape, one shoe with figures, a stream with a bridge, and the other with a fisherman and a river with boats, all against a yellow ground.

Place of Origin

Marseilles (made)

Date

last quarter of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Savy pottery factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

A fleur de lys
Painted in black

Descriptive line

Pair of shoes in earthenware painted in colours, Savy pottery factory, Marseilles, last quarter of 18th century

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Boats; Figures; Fishermen; Bridge; Stream; River

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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