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Figure - Night

Night

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1873 (made)
    1862 (designed)
    1862 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Monti, Raffaelle, born 1818 - died 1881 (designer)
    Copeland & Co. (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    slipcasted high firing porcelain from a multipart mould.

  • Credit Line:

    Recieved , G Austin and Sons.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.102-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 3, shelf 1

Physical description

Statuary Porcelain (parian), unglazed. A draped female figure representing Night leans over a sleeping baby

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1873 (made)
1862 (designed)
1862 (designed)

Artist/maker

Monti, Raffaelle, born 1818 - died 1881 (designer)
Copeland & Co. (made)

Materials and Techniques

slipcasted high firing porcelain from a multipart mould.

Marks and inscriptions

'Copyright reserved, Copeland', and 'L/73' (for July 1873), impressed

Dimensions

Height: 46.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased for £12.10.0 from G. Austin and Sons,11-23 Peckham Rye SE15.

Descriptive line

Unglazed or 'Parian' porcelain figure of 'Night' made by W.T. Copeland and Sons Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent, 1873

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

Copeland, Robert: 'Parian, Copeland's statuary porcelain', Antique Collectors'Club, 2007.
pp.111-112

Production Note

From a model commissioned in 1862 from Raffaelle Monti for the International Exhibition.
One of Copelands models of 'night' was shown at the International Exhibition in 1862 and at the 1873 Vienna Exhibition.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Unglazed

Subjects depicted

Night

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics; Parian ware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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