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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Ansbach (made)

  • Date:

    1765-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ansbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief, painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased through the Bequest of Captain H. B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.242-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of hard-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief, painted with enamels and gilded. Lobed edge. The rim is moulded with six radiating panels outlined with rococo scrollwork in gold and with pale turquoise ground in the intervals. The panels are alternately moulded with palings in gold and sprays, and painted with bouquets. In the middle is a group of fruit and vegetables.

Place of Origin

Ansbach (made)

Date

1765-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Ansbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief, painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'A'
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.7 cm

Object history note

Imitated from Berlin porcelain.

Descriptive line

Dish of hard-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief, painted with enamels and gilded, Ansbach porcelain factory, Ansbach, 1765-1770.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Panels; Vegetables; Scrollwork; Lobed; Fruit; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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