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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zeiller, Paul (modeller)
    Heubach Brothers porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1288-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of a magpie in hard-paste porcelain painted in grey, green and black. The magpie crouches over a worm. Flat green base of irregular outline.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Zeiller, Paul (modeller)
Heubach Brothers porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted

Marks and inscriptions

'Paul Zeiller'
Incised on the upper surface of the base

'HEUBACH'
Printed in green under the base

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Length: 34.9 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a magpie in hard-paste porcelain and painted, modelled by Paul Zeiller, Heubach Brothers porcelain factory, Thuringia, early 20th century

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Magpie

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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