figure group

manufacturer: unknown

circa 1825
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Description
figure group depicting Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane. Christ in the foreground kneels to sinister in front of tree. At his right shoulder a winged putto with wine and bread painted with glaze enamels including crimson, yellow, green, blue and black.

The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane refers to the events in the life of Jesus as recorded in the New Testament, between the Farewell Discourse at the conclusion of the Last Supper and Jesus' arrest
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
Production place
Staffordshire potteries district, Staffordshire, England
Production date
circa 1825
Media description
earthenware, lead-glazed, enamel colours
Measurements
216 x 150 x 90 mm
Measurement details
height: 216mm
width: 150mm
depth: 90mm
Credit line
Permanent Collection, 1997, purchase
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
A1212.1