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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Plymouth (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:686/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure, in hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a boy wearing a brown hat and shoes, green coat with purple collar, and red breeches; he is seated on a stump playing a pipe and tabor; he is supported on a high base with symmetrical leafy scrollwork in relief on the front

Place of Origin

Plymouth (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:686-1885 (Sch. I 698); on this, however, see below.
Lady Charlotte Schreiber purchased one of these figures from Williams [?] for 15 shillings in January 1868 and the other from Mr Hopkinson's sale, Christie's, for £ 10 shillings in November 1869

Descriptive line

Figure, in hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, of a boy seated on a stump playing a pipe and tabor, made by Plymouth Porcelain Factory, Plymouth, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Boys; Pipe

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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