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Figure - Female Bacchanal playing cymbals
  • Female Bacchanal playing cymbals
    Lemire, Charles-Gabriel, born 1741 - died 1827
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Female Bacchanal playing cymbals

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lemire, Charles-Gabriel, born 1741 - died 1827 (modeller)
    Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Biscuit porcelain

  • Museum number:

    388-1874

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of a female Bacchanal (Bacchante) playing cymbals, biscuit porcelain.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1780s (made)

Artist/maker

Lemire, Charles-Gabriel, born 1741 - died 1827 (modeller)
Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Biscuit porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

'NIDERVILLER'
impressed

'LEMIRE PERE'
incised

Object history note

Bought from the Barker Collection
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Figure of a Bacchante, biscuit porcelain, modelling by Charles-Gabriel Lemire, Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory, France, about 1780-1790

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

Modelled by Charles-Gabriel Sauvage, known as Lemire (1741-1827). [07/06/2004]

Materials

Biscuit

Subjects depicted

Nude; Cymbals; Bacchante

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Sculpture

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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