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Winter from a Set of Rustic Seasons: C.85-1950

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Titles

Winter from a Set of Rustic Seasons

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain containing bone ash, figure of Winter, press-moulded, with hand-modelled parts, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain containing bone ash, figure of Winter, press-moulded, with hand-modelled parts, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in pale blue, turquoise, green, yellow, flesh-pink, puce, orange-red, red, brown, and black enamels, and gilt. The square base has scrolled edges and four scroll feet with a pierced rocaille motif between the front two. Winter sits on a heap of logs, pierced at the back by a roughly square aperture to take an attachment. He leans forward over a vase-shaped brazier. His left leg is crossed over his right, and his hands are held together over the brazier. He wears a puce hooded coat with a yellow lining, gold buttons, and dark blue cuffs with gold buttons. His breeches are white with a pattern of yellow, green, puce, and gold circular motifs, and he has white stockings, and black shoes with red and gold ties. The top of the base is incongruously decorated with three groups of three flowers and leaves. The edges and feet of the base are picked out in turquoise and gold, and the rocaille motif in puce and turquoise.

Notes

History note: Colonel and Mrs W.D. Dickson

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.0 cm
Width: 10.5 cm

Relative size of this object

10.5 cm16 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1760 - 1770

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pale blue, turquoise, green, yellow, flesh-pink, puce, orange-red, red, brown, and black) lead-glaze ( presumed lead) gold
Parts

Materials used in production

presumed phosphatic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Soft-paste porcelain containing bone ash, press-moulded, with hand-modelled parts, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in polychrome enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.85-1950
Primary reference Number: 42219
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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