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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    1805 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Förstler, Johann (painter)
    Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. Waldo-Sibthorp

  • Museum number:

    334-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 3

Physical description

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. In the middle in a landscape is Psyche in classical drapery seated under a tree and shooting an arrow at Eros. In the branches of the tree is Cupid. The rim is ornamented with acanthus scrolls en grisailleand gilt scrolls in red panels on a pink ground, which is further decorated with gilt designs.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

1805 (made)

Artist/maker

Förstler, Johann (painter)
Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Signed by the painter Johann Förstler

A shield with the arms of Austria
In blue

'5'
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Förstler, Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory, Vienna, 1805.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Tree; Acanthus; Landscape; Scroll; Nymph

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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