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Standing Girl with Flowers, possibly representing Spring: EC.19-1938

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Standing Girl with Flowers, possibly representing Spring

Maker(s)

Derby Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain figure of a Standing Girl with Flowers, slip-cast and painted overglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain figure of a Standing Girl with Flowers, slip-cast and painted overglaze in blue, turquoise, green, yellow, flesh, puce, red, purple, and a black enamels, and gilt. The underside is partially glazed and has a central small circular ventilation hole. The circular low mound base has scrolls in relief round the front, and at the back has a low tree stump with a short forked branch bearing applied white flowers and leaves on each side. The girl stands in front of it with her left foot advanced a little. She holds up the remains of a floral spray in her left hand, and with her right, holds up her apron which full of blue flowers and leaves. She has black hair and wears a yellow broad-brimmed hat with a purple underside to the brim, a turquoise bodice, with a red stomacher, a yellow skirt, a petticoat scattered with yellow and puce circular motifs, and black shoes with a red pom-pom on each. On the ground on each side of her there is a group of leaves and white flowers with yellow centres. The scrolls are picked out in gold.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by E. Cecil Byas

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD/CE 1770

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamels ( blue, turquoise, green, yellow, flesh, puce, red, purple, and a black) lead-glaze gold

Materials used in production

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Soft-paste porcelain, slip-cast and painted overglaze in blue, turquoise, green, yellow, flesh, puce, red, purple, and a black enamels, and gilt

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.19-1938
Primary reference Number: 42612
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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