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Lady and gentleman in an arbour, Staffordshire Pottery

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An image of Figure group. Lady and Gentleman in an Arbour. Staffordshire. A lady (on the viewer's right) and a gentleman are seated with their arms around each other under an arbour formed of separately moulded vine leaves. The gentleman has raised her skirt to reveal her right lower leg, and the lady places her hand on his as if to prevent further advances - or perhaps to encourage them? White salt-glazed off-white stoneware, moulded in parts, assembled, and salt-glazed, with brown slip eyes on the figures, height 17.8 cm, circa 1755.

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Figure group. Lady and Gentleman in an Arbour. Staffordshire. A lady (on the viewer's right) and a gentleman are seated with their arms around each other under an arbour formed of separately moulded vine leaves. The gentleman has raised her skirt to reveal her right lower leg, and the lady places her hand on his as if to prevent further advances - or perhaps to encourage them? White salt-glazed off-white stoneware, moulded in parts, assembled, and salt-glazed, with brown slip eyes on the figures, height 17.8 cm, circa 1755.

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  • Accession Number: C.803-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 932 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 625.42kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2008:05:28 00:32:53

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18th Century arbor arbour bodice couple English female figure figure group figures Fitz_AA gentleman glazed lady lovers male man pottery Roccoco Rococo romantic salt-glazed seated seduction sitting Staffordshire Pottery stoneware vine leaves vines white woman Artist/Maker

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