Figure

ca. 1755-1760 (made)

Derby Porcelain factory

Height: 13.7 cm

C.678-1925 CER

Figure of a man playing a flute in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, ca. 1755-1760.

Figure of a man playing a flute in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. He is seated on a stump and wears a long white coat lined with pale yellow flowered breeches, pink shoes and pink three-cornered hat. Irregular base moulded in relief with foliate scrolls coloured green and pink.

Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case G, shelf 4

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