Head of laughing child

On display


  • Title

    Head of laughing child

  • Artist/maker

    Chelsea Porcelain Factory (1745 - 1784) (manufacturer)
    Louis François Roubiliac (1702 or 1705 - 1762) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1752
  • Material and technique

    porcelain (frit paste), glazed and enamelled

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    19 cm (height)
    11.9 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by C.A. de Costa Andrade, (Mr Cyril Andrade), in honour of Sir Winston Churchill, 1965.

  • Museum location

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

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Gardner, Bellamy, ‘Sophie Roubiliac in Chelsea porcelain’, Connoisseur 1938, (1938), illus. p. 59

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 457

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