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Diana with a Hound: C.214-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Titles

Diana with a Hound

Maker(s)

Volkstedt Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels. She wears a purple dress and a flowered, white cloak, holding a small bow. A dog is at her feet. On her back is a quiver.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.7 cm
Width: 11.4 cm

Relative size of this object

11.4 cm18.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph

Dating

Late 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1780

Note

This figure has been attributed in turn to Kelsterbach, Wallendorf, and Volkstedt

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.214-1918
Primary reference Number: 140172
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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