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Shepherd Boy: EC.32-1946

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Titles

Shepherd Boy

Maker(s)

Meissen Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain figure of a shepherd boy. He is leaning against a tree stump and playing a recorder, with a recumbent dog at his feet. He wears a green hat, white jacket and shirt, puce breeches, and green shoes. There are applied flowers on the flat base

Legal notes

Dr F. R. Cowper-Reed Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Cowper-Reed, F.R., Dr

Dating

18th century
1750 - 1755

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of glaze ( clear) Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.32-1946
Primary reference Number: 76949
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 April 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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