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Stand

  • Place of origin:

    Nymphenburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1758-1760 (modelled)
    ca. 1760 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hermannsdörfer, Ambriosius (designer)
    Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1572-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 6

Physical description

Stand for a food-warmer in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Cylindrical form, and round the top is a moulded rim with a row of floral sprigs alternating in red and gold below a gilt border. Round the sides are a pair of fluted shell handles and a pair of vents. Below one of the vents is a large aperture for the insertion of a spirit lamp. Round the lower are birds on branches, baskets of fruit, gardening implements and a pierrot's mask among rococo scrollwork.

Place of Origin

Nymphenburg (made)

Date

ca. 1758-1760 (modelled)
ca. 1760 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Hermannsdörfer, Ambriosius (designer)
Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A shield with the arms of Bavaria
Impressed

'I'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 14.3 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Stand for a food-warmer in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, decoration probably designed by Hermannsdörfer ca. 1760, Nymphenburg porcelain factory, Nymphenburg, modelled ca. 1758-1760.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

See object information file in Ceramics and Glass Section offices.

Production Note

Decoration probably designed by Hermannsdörfer.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Gardening tools; Scrollwork; Mask; Basket; Birds; Flowers; Fluted; Fruit

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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