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Title

Fisherfolk

circa 1773

Artist

Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

Switzerland

1763 - 1791

Alternate image of Fisherfolk by Zurich Porcelain Manufactory
Alternate image of Fisherfolk by Zurich Porcelain Manufactory
  • Details

    Date
    circa 1773
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    15.4 x 10.8 x 9.7 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.200
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

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    The girl looks on dreamily as the boy removes a hook (with its porcelain line still attached) from the mouth of a trout. The group was probably modelled by Johann Jakob Wilhelm Spengler. This is the same man as the J Spängler who was taken on as a figure modeller at the Derby factory in 1790, but who turned out to be a troublesome employee, running up debts, absconding to London and ending up in prison.

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