- Museum number
Figure, porcelain, bluish glaze, Hercules killing the lion; rococo scroll base with flowers and applied foliage, painted in colours.
- Production date
- 1752-1758 (circa)
Height: 5.80 inches
- Curator's comments
- Formerly thought to have been made by William Littler & Co. at Longton Hall. Now attributed to Vauxhall Porcelain Factory (Errol Manners, October 2015).
- Not on display
- Compare with an example sold at Bonhams from the B. Leake Collection, 12 March 2008, lot 78, and see Watney 1957, pl.59A for an example in the E.A. Rees coll. with a stand.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Hercules and the Nemean lion (?)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number