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Coalport Porcelain Factory
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The Pirate Captain


20th century
Porcelain

9 5/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (24.45 cm x 8.57 cm x 8.57 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.28.3
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures
Culture/Nationality: British

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  • ceramic - Refers to any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.
  • collectibles - Objects collected by fanciers, such as toys, miniatures, spoons, or various other items, but generally not applied to collections of art, stamps, coins, or furniture.
  • figurines - Three-dimensional works that represent humans, animals, or mythical beasts at less than half life-size. While the term may be used interchangeably with "statuette" in certain situations, it differs in that a statuette is always free-standing while a figurine may be part of a larger work, such as a decorative detail on a candelabra or mirror.
  • porcelain - A material comprising white clay, or "kaolin," and a feldspathic rock, that react when fired so the clay serves to hold the shape of the object and the rock fuses into a natural glass. In China, it includes any such ware that is highly fired enough to produce a ringing sound when struck. In Europe, it is limited to hard-fired ceramic that is translucent.
  • theater - Genre of performing arts concerning theatrical or dramatic entertainment, often reserved for works intended for stage presentations.
  • theater - The discipline concerning professionally-oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically-oriented study of theater, see "drama (discipline)."

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • A Curious Group; a cabinet of curiosities Bryn Mawr College , Apr 4, 2014 – Jun 30, 2014

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Carrie Robbins and Nathanael Roesch. A Curious Group. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, April 4–June 1, 2014
    Figure Number: China Cabinet 4

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