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

Figure

ca. 1830 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Figure of porcelain painted with enamels of a man standing and holding a sword, and he wears an umbrella-shaped hat, long coat with wide sleeves, loose trousers and shoes with upturned toes, and painted in blue, red, orange, green and black. Scrollwork bases.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Figure of porcelain painted with enamels of a man standing and holding a sword, Rockingham Ceramic Factory, Swinton, ca. 1830.
Physical description
Figure of porcelain painted with enamels of a man standing and holding a sword, and he wears an umbrella-shaped hat, long coat with wide sleeves, loose trousers and shoes with upturned toes, and painted in blue, red, orange, green and black. Scrollwork bases.
Dimensions
  • Height: 31.1cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
One of a pair with C.756A-1935.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic references
  • Hughes, Bernard G. English Pottery and Porcelain Figures. London : Lutterworth Press, 1964. Pl. 42.
  • Eagleston, A. A & Lockett, T. A. The Rockingham Pottery. Rotherham : Municipal Museum and Art Gallery, 1964. 123 p.
Collection
Accession number
C.756-1935

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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