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Strainer ladle

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    1393-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 7

Physical description

Strainer ladle of hard-paste porcelain. Bowl pierced in shell and scroll pattern. Handle relief-moulded in silver style with a shell and forget-me-not. Painted in colours with flowers (Manierblumen). Gilt edge. Unglazed area on handle.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm

Descriptive line

Strainer ladle, hard-paste porcelain with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1750-55

Production Note

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

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Relief; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Shells; Flowers; Forget-me-nots (flowers); Scrolls (motifs)

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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