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    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775
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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)
    ca. 1755 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Florence Augusta Beare in memory of Arthur Doveton Clarke

  • Museum number:

    C.937-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a dancing peasant woman, hard-paste porcelain. Left foot and right arm lifted, left hand on hip. Long tasselled and feathered cap. Rococo, flowered base. Painted with enamel colours and gilt, lavender cap, puce bodice, white apron with coloured oriental flowers, skirt in two tones of yellow.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)
ca. 1755 (modelled)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark in underglaze blue, behind base

'Z'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 18.8 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a dancing peasant woman, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, probably modelled by J. J. Kändler, about 1755, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, about 1755

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; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Dancers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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