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Vase and cover
  • Vase and cover
    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775
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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745 (made)
    1744 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modelled)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with applied reliefs

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss R. Heriot in memory of Mr and Mrs Robert Heriot

  • Museum number:

    C.190&A-1926

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase and cover of hard-paste porcelain with applied reliefs.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1745 (made)
1744 (modelled)

Artist/maker

Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modelled)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with applied reliefs

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

'17'
Impressed

'20', incised

Dimensions

Height: 52.5 cm

Object history note

This is a variant of one of the set of seven planets vases modelled in 1744 for the Empress Elisabeth of Russia.

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of hard-paste porcelain with applied reliefs, modelled by J.J. Kändler in 1744, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1745.

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

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1946, Pl. XXXVII, p. 100.

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

Applied work

Subjects depicted

Insects; Branches (tree); Putti

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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