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Bust of George II, Richard Chaffers' Factory (attrib)

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An image of Richard Chaffers' Factory (perhaps). Bust of George II (ruled 1727-60).  Bewigged, and wearing armour, the Garter Star, and a cloak draped about his shoulders and fastened with an oval cabochon brooch, supported on an associated black marble socle. Soft-paste porcelain (probably steatitic), press-moulded and glazed, height 44.5 cm (including socle), height 34.8 cm, width 30.5 cm, circa 1750-1760. England, Liverpool. Rococo.

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Richard Chaffers' Factory (perhaps). Bust of George II (ruled 1727-60). Bewigged, and wearing armour, the Garter Star, and a cloak draped about his shoulders and fastened with an oval cabochon brooch, supported on an associated black marble socle. Soft-paste porcelain (probably steatitic), press-moulded and glazed, height 44.5 cm (including socle), height 34.8 cm, width 30.5 cm, circa 1750-1760. England, Liverpool. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.7-1951
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 808 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 354.62kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:06:14 09:50:17

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18th Century armour breastplate bust ceramics cuirass English Fitz_AA garters George II Georgian heads kings male monarchs monarchy moulded order of the garter porcelain portraits powdered wig Richard Chaffers Factory Rococo rulers sculpture socle soft-paste porcelain white wigs

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