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Figure of a Lute Player

circa 1755-1760

Vauxhall porcelain factory (Vauxhall, Surrey, circa 1751 - 1764)

Vauxhall and other English porcelain factories often looked to their counterparts in continental Europe for
design ideas. This figure is based on a model created in 1743 by Peter Reinicke (1715–1768) for the
Meissen porcelain factory in Germany.

Place object was created: London, England

soft-paste porcelain

Measurements:    height: 7.125 inches    width: 5.5 inches    depth: 3.5 inches

Bequest Given in Memory of Clara and Orville Hawkins by Anne Grissom Hubbard, Mary Ann Hubbard, and Stanley B. Hubbard, Jr. 1997.75.2

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH