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Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Frankenthal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)
    1756-1757 (modelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lanz, Johann Wilhelm (modeller)
    Frankenthal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.929-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Lovers with a bird and nest. The woman wears a white bodice with diaper pattern in red, pink skirt lined with yellow, white petticoat and red shoes. She holds a bird's nest on her knee. The man wears a black hat, a brown coat, white waistcoat, black breeches, white stockings and black shoes. He holds a bird in his left hand. He is about to embrace the woman. Scroll base.

Place of Origin

Frankenthal (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)
1756-1757 (modelled)

Artist/maker

Lanz, Johann Wilhelm (modeller)
Frankenthal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A lion
In underglaze blue

'PH3'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, modelled by J.W. Lanz 1756-1757, made by Frankenthal Porcelain Factory, Frankenthal, ca. 1760.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bird; Scroll; Nest; Lovers; Woman; Diaper; Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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