figure

manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848);  after: Henry Cheere (English, b.1703, d.1781); 1st Baronet; 

circa 1790-1800
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Description
figure of Milton, derived from a plaster from the London shop of the sculptor Henry Cheere, a signed example of which is known. Cheere's plaster was made as the companion to a reproduction of William Kent and Peter Scheemakers' monument to Shakespeare of 1740 (which was also reproduced in Derby porcelain), which may have been modelled by Cheere himself.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
after: Henry Cheere (English, b.1703, d.1781); 1st Baronet
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1790-1800
Media description
porcelain
Measurements
S: 250 x 160 x 90 mm
M: 255 x 140 x 85 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
A0639.1