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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1727-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of hard-paste porcelain. Painted in enamel colours and gold in Kakiemon style with flowering branches, banded hedges and flying phoenix. Rather rough paste; firing faults in glaze; reddish 'halo' around decoration and enamel mark.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1727-1730 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

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

'N=70 / W'
Dresden inventory mark, engraved and coloured black

'Caduceus' mark
In underglaze blue


Diameter: 19.6 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, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1727-1730

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Phoenix; Flowers; Hedges


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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