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Figure group
  • Figure group
    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775
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Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)
    ca. 1762 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr W. A. J. Floersheim

  • Museum number:

    C.145-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case P, shelf 2

Physical description

Figure group of hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded. Two shepherd lovers seated by a well, the man draping a flowered garland around the girl. Two sheep on the right. Rococo scroll flat base picked out in gilt.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)
ca. 1762 (modelled)

Artist/maker

Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm

Object history note

Figure group in two sections with C.50-1962.

Descriptive line

Figure group of hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded, modelled by J.J. Kändler ca. 1762, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1765.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1934, Pl. LI (b), p. 123 and Note 267.

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Sheep; Woman; Flowers; Scrolls (motifs); Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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