The Gabriel Goldney plaque
Manufacturer Richard Champion (English, 1743 - 1791), Manufactured by Champion's Bristol factory (English, working 1770-1781), Modeled by Thomas Briand (English, active about 1740–1780)
Object Place: Europe, England
22.86 x 20.32 cm (9 x 8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Champion Bristol biscuit porcelain in frame. White bisque with very intricate floral wreath encompassing gilt wreath with gilt “GG” initials, all in wooden oval frame.
Affixed to the back (removed and now in object file) was an oval piece of paper inscribed in ink: "Specimen of Bristol China modeled by Thomas Briand of Derby 1777."
Probably Gabriel Goldney (b. 1732, d.1790), Bristol; by 1873, Rev. John Kellow Goldney, Clifton; Lloyd Hawes, Wellesley, MA.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes