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

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1741 (made)
    ca. 1741 (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:

    Given by Mr W. A. J. Floersheim

  • Museum number:

    C.148-1931

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a woman gardener, of hard-paste porcelain. Seated and holding on her lap a large basket as a flower holder relief-moulded in Sulkowski ozier pattern. Flowered mound base. Painted with enamel colours and gilt. Black hood and bodice, blue jacket with iron-red cuffs patterned with gilt foliage; white collar with purple embroidery; pale yellow apron patterned with Indian flowers over white skirt.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1741 (made)
ca. 1741 (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

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman gardener, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, modelled by J. J. Kändler, about 1741, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1741

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

Zimmermann, Ernst, Meissner porzellan. Leipzig, Hiersemann, 1926, p. 151
Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1934, Note 199

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

Gardeners

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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