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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)
    ca. 1746 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, with modern bronze mount

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Herbert Allen (Maude Louise Allen)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cachepot of hard-paste porcelain. Square, tapering shape, the edge with projecting moulded shell cresting and (at corners) scrolled leaves. Body relief moulded in basketwork and forget-me-not pattern. Painted with scattered Manierblumen. Ornaments partly gilt. Feet and skirt ornaments lost and replaced by a flat bronze mount.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1750-1760 (made)
ca. 1746 (modelled)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, with modern bronze mount

Marks and inscriptions

Marks not visible
Previously recorded on the register with crossed swords mark in blue.


Height: 9 cm, Length: 11 cm

Descriptive line

Cachepot, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, with modern bronze mount; modelled about 1746; made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1750-60

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

Scrolling foliage; Forget-me-nots (flowers); Basketwork; Floral patterns


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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