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    Eberlein, Johann Friedrich, born 1696 - died 1749
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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1747 (made)
    1743 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eberlein, Johann Friedrich, born 1696 - died 1749 (modeller)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.104-1930

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a shepherd playing flute, of white glazed porcelain. Standing youth leaning against stump, his legs crossed; a dog lies at his feet. Flowered, irregular base.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1747 (made)
1743 (modelled)

Artist/maker

Eberlein, Johann Friedrich, born 1696 - died 1749 (modeller)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords (faint)
Factory mark, in blue

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm

Object history note

Modelled by J. F. Eberlein, 1743 (per Klemperer No. 662). Remodelled by J. J. Kändler and P. Reinicke, December 1747 (Rückert, 1966, No. 972 qutoes archives). Remodelled again ca. 1760, with rococo base (Mould No. 2722)

Descriptive line

Figure of a shepherd playing flute, white glazed hard-paste porcelain, modelled by J. F. Eberlein, 1743, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1747

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

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Shepherds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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