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An image of Flower gatherers by Doccia

Doccia

(Italy 1737 – )

Title
Flower gatherers
Year
circa 1770-1780
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

23.3 x 15.0 x 13.8 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.76
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Characteristic of the factory’s figure sculpture under Lorenzo Ginori, this elaborate group is designed to be seen from several angles and was thus presumably intended as a table centrepiece. The stippled flesh tones are typical of Doccia.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 36, 37 (colour illus.). cat.no. 40