Figure of Bacchus, symbolizing autumn - ROM2004_1076_8


Figure of Bacchus, symbolizing autumn

Maker: Chelsea Porcelain Factory (English, active c. 1745-1784), modelling attributed to Joseph Willems (Flemish, 1715 - 1766, active at Chelsea c. 1748 - 1766)
Medium:Soft-paste porcelain, hand-painted in polychrome enamels
Geography: Chelsea, London, England
Date: c. 1755, 'Red Anchor' period (1752 - 1758)
35.2 x 14.2 x 11.8 cm
Object number: 961.123.36.B
On view
Gallery Location:Samuel European Galleries
DescriptionThe Chelsea Porcelain Factory produced some of the earliest, largest, and finest porcelain in England. Inspired by garden sculptures, this figure was originally accompanied by the figures of Summer, Winter and Spring.
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