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

Figure

ca. 1755-1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Figure of a Hussar in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The man wears a mauve uniform and yellow dolman, and the horse a green saddle cloth. The horse is in full gallop. Oval base with rococo scrolls in purple.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Figure of a Hussar and his horse in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, previously thought to be Longton Hall porcelain factory, Longton, ca. 1755-1760, perhaps another English factory.
Physical description
Figure of a Hussar in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The man wears a mauve uniform and yellow dolman, and the horse a green saddle cloth. The horse is in full gallop. Oval base with rococo scrolls in purple.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.1cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.1309-1919

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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