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Collection

An image of Gentleman with hunting dog [one of a pair] by Derby

Derby

(England 1750 – )

Title
Gentleman with hunting dog [one of a pair]
Year
circa 1765-1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

22.5 x 10.2 x 9.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.117
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This figure and a lady with hunting dog (L2012.116) are said to be based on Chelsea prototypes. In other examples the man sometimes holds a sporting gun. The bases each have three patch marks, as is characteristic of Derby figures during the 1760s.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 72 (colour illus.). cat.no. 85