figure group

manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848);  after an engraving by: Louis Philippe Boitard (French, active 1709-1712; circa 1733-circa 1770; 1734-1760; Post 1750);  after an engraving by: Johann Sebastian Muller (German, b.circa 1715, d.1792); 

circa 1830-1835
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Description
figure group, three in front of flowered bocage standing on a roughly rectangular base. From left to right: a farmer in a green coat holding a spotted pig in his right hand and a stick in his left; a woman in a black cloak, sprigged dress, pinafore and bonnet holding a swaddled baby; a parson (clergyman, vicar, priest) looking to the right, with clasped hands. On the base from left to right: a basket of eggs, two spotted pigs and three sheaves of cornmore flowers and greenery. The whole exquisitely detailed, coloured in bright overglaze enamels and modelled in the round.
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manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
after an engraving by: Louis Philippe Boitard (French, active 1709-1712; circa 1733-circa 1770; 1734-1760; Post 1750)
after an engraving by: Johann Sebastian Muller (German, b.circa 1715, d.1792)
Production place
Derby, England
Production date
circa 1830-1835
1751
Media description
Pearlware (earthenware, overglaze enamel)
Measurements
160 x 130 x 80 mm
Measurement details
height: 160mm
width: 130mm
depth: 80mm
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
A1200

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