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Tray

Tray

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740-1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Florence Augusta Beare in memory of Arthur Doveton Clarke

  • Museum number:

    C.1003-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Tray of hard-paste porcelain. Eliptical, lobed shape. High rim relief-moulded with ‘Sulkowski osier’ pattern interrupted by two reserved plain ear handles. Painted with bouquets and sprigs of flowers (Deutsche Blumen).

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1740-1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in underglaze blue

'26'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 44 cm

Descriptive line

Tray, hard-paste porcelain with moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1740-45

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; Moulded; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Basketwork; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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