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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745-1750 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, relief-moulded, painted in enamel colours and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Frank Green

  • Museum number:

    C.117-1916

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish or tureen stand of hard-paste porcelain. The rim relief-moulded in the Dulong pattern (1743), with rocaille panelled reliefs and raised ribs. The centre painted with landscape with elegant figures near a store or market and church, the four cartouches on rim with 'Watteau' figures in landscapes. The reliefs and rim are picked out in gold.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1745-1750 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, relief-moulded, painted in enamel colours and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

'20'
Impressed

Two strokes
Incised on foot rim

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Dish or tureen stand, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1745-50.

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. XXVIII (d), pp. 94, 95, 97.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt; Relief

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Cartouches; Figures; Landscapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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