figure of Kitty Clive as "The Fine Lady"

manufacturer: Bow porcelain factory (estab. circa 1747, closed 1776);  after: Peter Van Bleeck (Dutch, b.circa 1695, d.1764);  after an engraving by: Charles Mosley (English, b.circa 1720, d.circa 1756);  after a drawing by: Thomas Worlidge (English, b.1700, d.1766); 

circa 1750
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Description
figure of actress Kitty Clive, stood three-quarters to right, stepping cautiously, looking to left, a lapdog, just visible, carried in her left hand on the panniers of her skirts, her right hand catching the fabric of her dress, on a flat square base.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Bow porcelain factory (estab. circa 1747, closed 1776)
after: Peter Van Bleeck (Dutch, b.circa 1695, d.1764)
after an engraving by: Charles Mosley (English, b.circa 1720, d.circa 1756)
after a drawing by: Thomas Worlidge (English, b.1700, d.1766)
Production place
Bow, London, England
Production date
circa 1750
Media description
porcelain (soft paste), clear glaze
Measurements
254 x 110 mm
Measurement details
height: 254mm
width: 110mm
Credit line
purchased with significant funds provided by The Nina Stanton 18th Century Porcelain Bequest, 2022
purchased with donations as part of The Friends of TJC Kitty Clive fundraising campaign and from Peter Abbott, Leanne Boromeo, Maggie Cash, Loreen & John Chambers, Susan Cherry, Bernadette Dennis, Christine Dennis, Kay Dermody, Adrian Dickens, Dr. Sharron Dickman, Gabrielle Eager, Sue Flanagan, Annette Fothergill, Wendy Heatley, Helen Hunwick, Georgia Hutchison, Margaret Isom, Robyn Ives, Fay D Jones, Bernard Katz, Anne Kilpatrick, Michael Kirwan, Heather Mallinson, Patricia McKendrick, Jane Morris, Julie Ann Nicholson, Ros O'Neill, Elizabeth Perini, Helen Silvasich, Barbara Summerbell, Chris Symons, Louise Tierney, Marjorie Todd, Catherine Trinca, Roslyn Wells.
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
A1496