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Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Wroclaw (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1735 (made)
    1735-1740 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bressler, Hans Gottlieb von (painter)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and silver-gilt, mounted and gilded

  • Museum number:

    484-1875

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tankard of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. The body of 'Dresden porcelain', painted with Apollo and Daphne with groups of amorini with gilt strapwork and scrolls, mounted with silver-gilt foot and cover. Cover inserted with coins and a medal.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Wroclaw (probably, painted)

Date

ca. 1735 (made)
1735-1740 (painted)

Artist/maker

Bressler, Hans Gottlieb von (painter)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and silver-gilt, mounted and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Object history note

Bought from the Bond Collection

Descriptive line

Tankard of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by H.G. von Bressler in Breslau 1735-1740, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1735.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Silver gilt

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Coins; Medals; Strapwork; Scrolls; Amorini

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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