Figure thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery

Figure

1769-1771 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Figue or Porcia, wife of Brutus, committing suicide, Royal factory of Rato, Portugal, 1769-71, tin-glazed earthenware


Object details

Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, press-moulded in sections
Brief description
Figue or Porcia, wife of Brutus, committing suicide, Royal factory of Rato, Portugal, 1769-71, tin-glazed earthenware
Gallery label
Figure of Porcia, wife of Brutus, committing suicide by swallowing live coals Made by Royal factory of Rato, Portugal, 1767-71 Tin-glazed earthenware C.645-1921(16/07/2008)
Subject depicted
Bibliographic references
  • Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Real Fabrica de Louca ao Rato, Lisbon, 2003, cat.68-9
  • See Object Information file in Ceramics and Glass Section office.
Collection
Accession number
C.645-1921

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest feedback

Record createdJuly 16, 2008
Record URL
Download as: JSONIIIF Manifest