Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Potpourri vase and cover
  • Potpourri vase and cover
    Russinger, Laurentius, born 1739 - died 1810
  • Enlarge image

Potpourri vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Höchst (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Russinger, Laurentius, born 1739 - died 1810 (modelled)
    Oettner, Andreas Philipp (painted by)
    Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Lord and Lady Lilford

  • Museum number:

    C.76&A-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Q, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Potpourri vase and cover of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.

Place of Origin

Höchst (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Russinger, Laurentius, born 1739 - died 1810 (modelled)
Oettner, Andreas Philipp (painted by)
Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A wheel
In red

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm

Object history note

Painted with a scene from 'Elisie La Bergere sur le Trone'.

Descriptive line

Potpourri vase and cover of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Höchst porcelain factory, Höchst, Germany, ca. 1765.

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

Dr. Horst Reber, Ausgewählte Werke. Frühe Deutsche Porzellane, Französische Möbel, Kunst und Dekorationen des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts, 1999, pp.84-91.

Production Note

Painting formerly attributed to Johann Schölhammer and dated ca. 1755. Painted by Andreas Philip Oetner after an engraving by J.E. Nilson of "Elisie or the shepherd raised to the throne" - a pastoral play of Prof. JC Gottsched, 'Deutscher Schaubühne' (German stage) series, Leipzig, 1746.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Pierced; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Flowers; Landscape; Openwork; Statue; Cupids; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.