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FIGURINE OF A BAGPIPER, ONE OF TWO

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FIGURINE OF A BAGPIPER, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Derby Porcelain Factory

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

The statuette shows a young man playing the bagpipes. He is seated on a mottled green and brown tree stump with a white dog with reddish spots seated at the right. He is wearing a black beret hat with a plume, a pink short-sleeved coat over a white jacket with red and gold flower sprays, pale yellow pants, and black shoes. There are two green leafy branches with white trumpet flowers extending to either side of him. He sits on a white base with four scroll feet and touched with gold and some openwork.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
FIGURINE OF A BAGPIPER, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Derby, England
Date made:
1772-1795
Size:
18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.122.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: N 301 * (impressed), four pad marks
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973