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

Figure

ca. 1765 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Figure of a boy musician in porcelain painted with enamels. He stands playing a triangle in his left hand. He wears a flowered white jacket and breeches, pink waistcoat, three-cornered black hat and small turquoise-lined pink cape thrown back. Scrolled mound base picked out in purple and decorated with applied leaves and flowers.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Figure of a boy musician in porcelain painted with enamels, Lowestoft porcelain factory, Lowestoft, ca. 1765.
Physical description
Figure of a boy musician in porcelain painted with enamels. He stands playing a triangle in his left hand. He wears a flowered white jacket and breeches, pink waistcoat, three-cornered black hat and small turquoise-lined pink cape thrown back. Scrolled mound base picked out in purple and decorated with applied leaves and flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 17.1cm
Conversion from the Register
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.245-1940

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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