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An image of Shepherd with dog by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Shepherd with dog
Year
circa 1762-circa 1765
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

28.9 x 14.6 x 11.2 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.104
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Adapted from a Meissen prototype. The Chelsea version omits a lamb and includes a set of bagpipes. In other Chelsea examples it also often includes a second dog jumping up at the shepherd’s pouch. The figure sometimes has a female companion.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 59 (colour illus.). cat.no. 72