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Watch stand with figures of a boy and dog

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An image of Watch Stand with figures of a Boy and Dog. Unknown, Nièvre, Nevers (formerly in the Nivernais). The rectangular base is open underneath and is decorated on top to resemble a grassy mound. The circular watch holder with a rococo frilled and scrolled edge is supported by a branch of scrollwork and a tree trunk growing upwards from the viewer's left of the base. A barefooted boy holding a blue ball in his right hand and pointing upwards with his left hand sits on the mound with his back to the tree trunk. He wears a white shirt, manganese-purple jacket and pale brown breeches, His yellow broad-brimmed hat trimmed with ribbons lies on the ground to the left. A small white dog with purple and brown patches dog sits to the right of him. Earthenware, moulded in parts, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, manganese-purple, purple, pale yellowish-brown and dark brown high-temperature colours, height, whole, 24.5 cm, width, whole, 17.5 cm, circa 1760. Rococo.

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Watch Stand with figures of a Boy and Dog. Unknown, Nièvre, Nevers (formerly in the Nivernais). The rectangular base is open underneath and is decorated on top to resemble a grassy mound. The circular watch holder with a rococo frilled and scrolled edge is supported by a branch of scrollwork and a tree trunk growing upwards from the viewer's left of the base. A barefooted boy holding a blue ball in his right hand and pointing upwards with his left hand sits on the mound with his back to the tree trunk. He wears a white shirt, manganese-purple jacket and pale brown breeches, His yellow broad-brimmed hat trimmed with ribbons lies on the ground to the left. A small white dog with purple and brown patches dog sits to the right of him. Earthenware, moulded in parts, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, manganese-purple, purple, pale yellowish-brown and dark brown high-temperature colours, height, whole, 24.5 cm, width, whole, 17.5 cm, circa 1760. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.2330-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 754 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 200.59kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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18th Century Artistic Movement Date Department Fitz_AA French Material Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Roccoco Rococo Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd animals bare bare feet boys breeches child children dogs earthenware glazed moulded painted polychrome scrolling scrolls stand tin-glazed tree trunks trees trousers watch stand

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rgb(209,211,207), rgb(57,56,42), rgb(151,130,67), rgb(118,80,45), rgb(130,136,126), rgb(193,177,124), rgb(167,140,114), rgb(81,140,154), rgb(166,173,168), rgb(185,170,160), rgb(92,164,180)

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