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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Pressnitz (decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)
    1740-1750 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mayer, Franz Ferdinand (painter)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in red

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased through the Bequest of Captain H. B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.236-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case N, shelf 4

Physical description

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted in red. In the middle is a landscape with figures in front of a castle beside a lake. On the rim are four groups of flowers and fruit.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Pressnitz (decorated)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)
1740-1750 (painted)

Artist/maker

Mayer, Franz Ferdinand (painter)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in red

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.2 cm

Object history note

Bought from the Rosenheim Collection

Descriptive line

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted in red, probably painted by F.F. Mayer in Pressnitz between 1740-1750, made at Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1730.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Castle; Landscape; Flowers; Figures; Lake

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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