Figure of a shepherdess leaning against a rustic gate to feed her sheepOn display
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Figure of a shepherdess leaning against a rustic gate to feed her sheep
Material and technique
Dimensions28.3 cm (height)
18 cm (width)
15 cm (depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the aid of an ACE/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and Barroe Trust, 2019.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 52 | 18th-century Art
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.
Allam E. Percival, ‘The artist-modellers of the Old Derby Porcelain Factory’, Pottery and Porcelain September 1928, (1928), illus. p. 37