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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)
    ca. 1750 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.101-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of a shepherd with a dog, of white glazed porcelain. The dog leaping up; a sheep lies on the high rococo-and rock-moulded base.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)
ca. 1750 (modelled)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark in underglaze blue, side of base

Dimensions

Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a shepherd with a dog, white glazed hard-paste porcelain, probably modelled by F. E. Meyer and J. J. Kändler, about 1750, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, mid 18th century

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

Berling, K. Meissner Porzellan und seine Geschichte Leipzig, 1900, p. 198

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

Sheep; Shepherds; Dogs (animals)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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