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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    J. A. Tulk Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 2

Physical description

Bowl of hard-paste porcelain. Oval, four-lobed shape in Japanese (Arita) style. Lobes outlined in iron-red, painted alternately in purple camaïeu with fighting horsemen in Near Eastern dress, after engraving by Ridinger, and lustre ground with gold diaper ornament and reserved flowers with gold and red centres. Gold edge.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1730 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with pommels
Factory mark, in blue


Height: 8.1 cm, Diameter: 16.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730

Production Note

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


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Equestrians; Flowers


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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