figure group, Africa

manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848);  after: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710);  Johann Ehder (active 1716; 1750);  Johann Eberlein (active 1695; 1749); 

circa 1780
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Description
figure group, Africa from (the Four Quarters of the Globe), Africa, is represented by a child dressed emblematically, eg. Africa with an Elephant’s Head for its Crest, a Scorpion in its right hand, and a Cornucopia with Ears of Corn, in its left; a fierce Lion by its side.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
after: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)
Johann Ehder (active 1716; 1750)
Johann Eberlein (active 1695; 1749)
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1780
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
160 x 70 x 70 mm
Measurement details
height: 160mm
width: 70mm
depth: 70mm
Credit line
purchased with funds provided by the Nina Stanton 18th Century Porcelain Bequest, 2015
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
A1369.1

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