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Champagne - Service nr.103

Service nr.103

  • Object:

    Champagne

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hansen, Theophilus Edvard (designer)
    J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraved

  • Museum number:

    632-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 28, shelf 3

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

1866 (made)

Artist/maker

Hansen, Theophilus Edvard (designer)
J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

engraved

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm

Descriptive line

Champagne, Austria (Vienna), designed by Theophilus Edvard Hansen, for J & L Lobmeyr glassworks, 1866

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

see 624-1869 and Scandinavian Journal of design History no.2

Labels and date

Theophilus Hansen (1813-91) was a Danish architect who settled in Vienna in 1846 and was responsible for a number of buildings in neo-classical style. This service is described in the Museum's printed registers of 1869 as having been 'bought as an example of cheapness of manufacture'. The cheapness must have been relative. The decoration is hand-done and this dish cost 16/-. The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867 at which Lobmeyr won a silver medal []

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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