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Group

Group

  • Place of origin:

    Höchst (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1752 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Feilner, Simon, born 1726 - died 1798 (modeller)
    Höchst porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.107-1942

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure group in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels of a peasant man and woman. They stand and the man's right arm is round the woman's shoulder. The woman carries a basket of fruits under her right arm and holds an apple in her left hand. Mound base with applied flowers and tree-stump support behind.

Place of Origin

Höchst (made)

Date

ca. 1752 (made)

Artist/maker

Feilner, Simon, born 1726 - died 1798 (modeller)
Höchst porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'H 2'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels of a peasant man and woman, probably modelled by Simon Feilner, Höchst porcelain factory, Höchst, ca. 1752

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Basket; Flowers; Woman; Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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