Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Figure

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels
Brief Description
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.
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
Dimensions
  • Height: 14.6cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
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
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 698A - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:686/A-1885

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record createdFebruary 4, 2009
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