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Shepherd: C.11-1950

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Shepherd

Maker(s)

Factory: Niderviller
Modeller: Cyfflé, Paul Louis

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in enamels. The shepherd, stands with his arms folded in front of him, leaning against a tree trunk with a recumbent dog at his feet. He wears a chequered puce sleeveless jacket, over a white shirt. He has mauve and blue striped breeches, and bare legs and feet. He stands on a moulded base picked out in green.

Notes

History note: Sotheby's 30 May 1949, Sir Perceval Eckstein sale, lot 25; H. E. Backer from whom purchased on 16 March 1950

Legal notes

Bought from H. E. Backer, using funds from the Dr F. R. Cowper Reed Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Niderviller ⪼ Lorraine ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1950-03-16) by Backer, H.E.

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
1770 CE - 1775 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in enamels
Tin-glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1950
Primary reference Number: 71353
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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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