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manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848);  proprietor: Zachariah Boreman (English, b.1738, d.1810);  artist: William Duesbury & Co.;  modelled by: Pierre Stephen (English, active circa 1770-1819; 1770-1774);  after: William Coffee (English, b.1774, d.1846); 

circa 1775-1880
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Description
figure, from a pair, Winter represented as a boy in a fur-lined white jacket over a flowered waistcoat, light blue breeches and black boots, stooping to left a faggot onto his shoulders; he is looking to the left and resting his right knee on asmall mound on which leaves and berries are growing. Circular base.
Original modelled by Pierre Stephan and copied by William Coffee. Stephan was a prolific modeller, mould-maker and repairer, who may have worked at the Tournai factory. He signed an agreement with William Duesbury of the Derby porcelain factory to commence work on 17 September 1770, later working at Wirksworth and for Josiah Wedgwood in London.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
proprietor: Zachariah Boreman (English, b.1738, d.1810)
artist: William Duesbury & Co.
modelled by: Pierre Stephen (English, active circa 1770-1819; 1770-1774)
after: William Coffee (English, b.1774, d.1846)
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1775-1880
Media description
porcelain (soft-paste), polychrome enamel colours, gilt
Measurements
230 x 110 x 120 mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0927.1

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