Figure of a shepherdess leaning against a rustic gate to feed her sheep

On display


  • Title

    Figure of a shepherdess leaning against a rustic gate to feed her sheep

  • Artist/maker

    Jean-Jaques Spangler (1755 - died after 1795) (modeller)
    Chelsea-Derby Factory (1770 - 1784) (manufacturer)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1795
  • Material and technique

    biscuit porcelain

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28.3 cm (height)
    18 cm (width)
    15 cm (depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the aid of an ACE/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and Barroe Trust, 2019.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 52 | 18th-century Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Allam E. Percival, ‘The artist-modellers of the Old Derby Porcelain Factory’, Pottery and Porcelain September 1928, (1928), illus. p. 37

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