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Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Pressnitz (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1735-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mayer, Franz Ferdinand (painter)
    Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased through the Bequest of Captain H. B. Murray

  • Museum number:

    C.273&A-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain with decoration in relief, gilded and later painted with enamels.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Pressnitz (probably, painted)

Date

1735-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Mayer, Franz Ferdinand (painter)
Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

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

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain with decoration in relief, gilded and later painted with enamels probably by F.F. Mayer of Pressnitz, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, 1735-1740

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Relief; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Castle; Horsemen; Plum blossom; Bridge; Dragon

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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