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Figure - <i>Fleisherfrau</I>
  • Fleisherfrau
    Lejeune, Pierre-François, born 1721 - died 1790
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Fleisherfrau

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Ludwigsburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1759-67 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lejeune, Pierre-François, born 1721 - died 1790 (modeller)
    Ludwigsburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1613-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure of a woman selling meat in hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. She wears a white bodice and dress, a white and flowered apron and a white cap. On her bare feet are red slippers. She carries a dish of sausages under her right arm with her apron caught up below it, and in her left hand she carries a string of entrails. On a trestle behind her is a tray with a butcher's chopper in it.

Place of Origin

Ludwigsburg (made)

Date

ca. 1759-67 (made)

Artist/maker

Lejeune, Pierre-François, born 1721 - died 1790 (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

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman selling meat, hard-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, modelled by J. Nees; Germany, Ludwigsburg porcelain factory, Ludwigsburg, ca. 1759-67.

Production Note

Modelled by the Swiss modeller Joseph Nees, who was at Ludwigsburg between 1759 and 1767.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Woman; Trestle; Chopper; Dish; Sausages

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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