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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    28-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of hard-paste porcelain. Moulded in low relief after a Japanese Arita model with fans and folded papers. Painted in enamel colours and gold in Kakiemon style with flowers and banded hedges.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with pommels and curved guards
Factory mark, in underglaze blue

'N=377 / W'
Dresden inventory mark, engraved and coloured black

A line
Incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.7 cm

Object history note

From E. J. Stanley Collection (sold Christie's, 31 Jan. 1908, lot 48). Formerly in the Royal Saxon Collection, Dresden.

Descriptive line

Dish, hard-paste porcelain, moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730

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; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Fans (costume accessories); Hedges; Flowers

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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