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Youth representing November from a set of months with Zodiac Signs: C.54B-1950

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Youth representing November from a set of months with Zodiac Signs


Frankenthal Porcelain Factory (Factory)
Linck, Franz Konrad (Modeller)


Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in green, red, flesh pink, brown, and brownish-grey enamels and gilded. The figure stands on an approximately round, shaped base with a scrolled edge picked out in gold. The nymph stands on her right leg with her left extended in front of her. Her left arm is by her side and her hand holds a vertical spray of leaves. Her right arm is bent at the elbow and in the hand she holds a standing dish bearing leaves. The upper part of her body is bare, and round. The lower part has a green robe with a white lining, divided at the front to reveal her legs and falling down to the ground at the back. On her head she wears a garland of leaves and she has a leaf necklace supporting a medallion with a relief of a goat, the zodiac sign for Capricorn.


History note: Unknown before donor Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Eastbourne

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Frankenthal ⪼ The Palatinate ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


Third quarter of 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1765

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, red, flesh pink, brown, and brownish-grey) gold Figure

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: crowned CT monogram

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: R
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Incised mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.54B-1950
Primary reference Number: 38507
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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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