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An image of Male gardener (one of a pair) by Chelsea
Alternate image of Male gardener (one of a pair) by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Male gardener (one of a pair)
Year
circa 1765-circa 1769
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

17.6 x 9.6 x 7.6 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.109
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

In this pair with a female gardener (L2012.110), the man proffers vegetables, the woman flowers. The figures seem to be loosely based on Meissen models by Kändler. Compare L2012.59 and L2012.60.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 60 (colour illus.). cat.no. 75