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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.35-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of hard-paste porcelain. Squat baluster shape, moulded with vertical gadroons. Mounted with gilt bronze handles in the form of dragons with rococo scrolls and foliage. Two chinoiseries in colours in gold frames with gilt scrolls, lustre panels and purple and iron-red laub-und bandelwerk. On the neck sprays of Indian flowers and flying birds.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1735

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

Scrolls (motifs); Foliation (pattern); Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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