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Title

Shepherd with dog

circa 1762-circa 1765


Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 - 1769


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Chelsea

Works in the collection

23


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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