figure of a priest

Bow, 1748 - 1774



figure of a priest

Bow 1748 - 1774

Summary

Public: Figure of a priest, soft paste porcelain, painted in purple, green, brown, blue, yellow and iron red overglaze enamels and gilt. Private: Tall, thin figure of a priest standing on small base surrounded by modelled leaves and flowers in green, blue, red and yellow, reading from an open book held against his chest in his left hand, inscribed 'Pater...Noster...Qui'. He wears black four-pointed biretta and ceremonial robes in purple, green and white with black and gilt edging and gilt maltese type cross hanging from beads at waist, black cross on back of robes.


Object Name

figure of a priest

Creators Name

Bow

Date Created

c 1757=1759

accession number

1917.429

Place of creation

London

Medium

Credit

Leicester Collier Bequest

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