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Sugar bowl and lid
  • Sugar bowl and lid
    Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957
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Sugar bowl and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1903-1905 (designed)
    ca. 1905 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957 (designer)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.31C&D-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 22, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Cast porcelain sugar bowl and lid, with hand-painted underglaze decoration of repeating pattern in blue of single leaf and stalk and, in relief and painted, a bud.

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)

Date

1903-1905 (designed)
ca. 1905 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Riemerschmid, Richard, born 1868 - died 1957 (designer)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords and '74'
Painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Diameter: 12 cm

Object history note

The drawings for this set are in the Architektursammlung der Technischen Universitat, Munich.

Descriptive line

Sugar bowl and lid, part of a service, cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration, designed by Richard Riemerschmid, manufactured by Meissen, Germany, ca. 1905.

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

Hiesinger, Kathryn Bloom, ed. Art Nouveau in Munich, Munich, 1988, pp. 107-147.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Hand-painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Flower

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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