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Figure group - Tavern Scene with Drinking

Tavern Scene with Drinking

  • Object:

    Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Ludwigsburg (made)

  • Date:

    1760-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nees, Joseph (modeller)
    Ludwigsburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with funds from the Captain H.B. Murray Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.952-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure group of a tavern scene in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. At a rectangular table one man is seating and leaning forward, resting his head on his arms, while another stands drinking from a tankard, and a third stands embracing a maid. By one leg of the table a dog is gnawing a bone.

Place of Origin

Ludwigsburg (made)

Date

1760-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Nees, Joseph (modeller)
Ludwigsburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'C's under a crown
In blue

'S'
In red

'Z Fcler' [indistinct]
Incised

Dimensions

Width: 7.3 cm

Object history note

From the Venetian Fair series.

Descriptive line

Figure group of a tavern scene in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, possibly modelled by J. Nees, Ludwigsburg porcelain factory, Ludwigsburg, 1760-1770.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Tavern; Men; Dog; Servant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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