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Dish

Dish

  • 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:

    26-1908

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1727-1730 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Phoenix; Flowers; Hedges

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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