Leda and the Swan by Unknown Artist

A porcelain figure from the 'Girl-in-a-Swing' group.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £23,000)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Venner's Antiques

Twenty-two figures and groups (excluding animals and birds etc.) were recorded in 1962 in the first article devoted to this mysterious factory, known as the 'Girl-in-a-Swing' factory.

Provenance

Mrs Winifred Armstrong.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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