Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and enamels

  • Museum number:

    4638-1858

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish of hard-paste porcelain. Painted in underglaze blue and enamels with flowering plum, peony, bamboo and butterflies in late famille verte style, the rim with a band of red diaper ornament with flowers in reserves. Outside two sprays of flowering plum in underglaze blue and red enamel.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1730-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

'5'
Incised

'K'
In blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 40.8 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and enamels, made by the Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730-35

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1946, Pl. XII (c), p. 73.

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Butterflies; Bamboo; Flower (plum); Diaper-work

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.