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Brush

  • Place of origin:

    Fürstenberg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Oettner, Andreas Philipp (painter)
    Fürstenberg Porcelain (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours, pierced and gilded, with wood, metal pins and bristle

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Cooper

  • Museum number:

    C.194-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 5

Physical description

Brush back of hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded. Rounded diamond shape. The bristles are set in wood held inside the domed porcelain back by pins passing through holes in the porcelain into the sides of the wood. The cover is decorated with rococo scrolls and panels in relief, painted and gilded with details pierced right through. In the panel at the top are painted three soldiers dicing on a drum in a landscape. Figures of soldiers and women appear alternately in four narrow-radiating panels.

Place of Origin

Fürstenberg (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Oettner, Andreas Philipp (painter)
Fürstenberg Porcelain (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours, pierced and gilded, with wood, metal pins and bristle

Dimensions

Length: 11.1 cm

Descriptive line

Brush back of hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded, probably painted by Andreas Philipp Oettner, Fürstenberg Porcelain, Fürstenberg, ca. 1760

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Wood; Metal; Bristle

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Panels; Scrolls; Soldiers; Landscape; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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