the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

European decorative arts

ceramic figures, 18th century onwards

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" jellies, biscuits, sugar-plumbs, and creams have long given way to [ceramic] harlequins, gondoliers, Turks, Chinese and shepherdesses of Saxon china"
1753, Walpole

 
player 1745 Provence,
Fitzwilliam Musem, Cambridge
1750 Longton Hall
British Museum
1755 Bow1755 Bow 18th century Limoges18th century Limoges
1755-7 Chelsea, Pierrot
(restored pipe)
1755 Chelsea

1755 Chelsea
(with restorations)

1755-60 Bow
c1760 Bow
1755-60 Bow
player
player
Bow
1755-60 Bow
blue jacket
c1760 Bow copy
1760-65 Bow
1760-62

1765 Chelsea
1765 Chelsea
1760-65 Chelsea
copy Derby
player
1760's Chelsea
1758-69 Chelsea
Chelsea copy
1765 Chelsea
player
pipe and tabor
ceramic figure
1765 Derby
1790 Derby (restored)
Bow
1765 Bow
c1758 Bow
1770Bow
player, brokenBloorDerby
Derby, Victorian copy
player
pipe and tabor
purple bows
 
1760-65 Mennecy, V&A
 
possibly Mennecy
1770-75 New Hall

1770 Plymouth

1790 Staffordshire Pearlware
unknown

unknown unknown

1830's
1860
Victorian Meissen
lady player
20th century20th c
20th c Provence
20th cVolkstedt
crude copy
       

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