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Tureen cover

Tureen cover

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    29-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 8

Physical description

Tureen cover of hard-paste porcelain. Low domed form rising to a vase-shaped knob painted in underglaze blue and gilt. Painted in enamel colours, underglaze blue and gold with a Kakiemon-style figure, fabulous beast and Indian flowers. Brown edge.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm, Diameter: 14.3 cm

Object history note

From E. J. Stanley Collection (sold Christie's, 31 Jan. 1908, lot 48).

Descriptive line

Tureen cover, hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, 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

Subjects depicted

Figures; Flowers; Animals

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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