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    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775
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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    middle of 18th century (made)
    ca. 1750 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
    Reinicke, Peter, born 1715 - died 1768 (modeller)
    Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by B.W. Potts, in memory of his family

  • Museum number:

    C.138-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded of a coppersmith. He sits on an anvil on a rococo scrollwork base. A hammer is in his right hand.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

middle of 18th century (made)
ca. 1750 (designed)

Artist/maker

Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
Reinicke, Peter, born 1715 - died 1768 (modeller)
Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Figure in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded of a coppersmith, modelled by J.J. Kändler and P. Reinicke, ca. 1750, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, middle of 18th century

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Coppersmith; Anvil; Hammer

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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