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Summer: C.104-1950

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Titles

Summer

Maker(s)

Bristol Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain figure of Summer, decorated overglaze in polychrome enamels. He is clad in a green flowered drapery with red lining. He holds in his hands a pair of shears, with which he is about to shear a ram, lying on a mound at the base of which is a keg. He stands on an irregular shaped base, painted in green and brown

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 in

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hrad-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed and decorated in polychrome enamels

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TO
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.104-1950
Primary reference Number: 71220
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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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