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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Figure Group

ca. 1765 (made), ca. 1762 (modelled)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Figure group of hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded. Two shepherd lovers seated by a well, the man draping a flowered garland around the girl. Two sheep on the right. Rococo scroll flat base picked out in gilt.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Figure group of hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded, modelled by J.J. Kändler ca. 1762, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1765.
Physical Description
Figure group of hard-paste porcelain and painted with enamels and gilded. Two shepherd lovers seated by a well, the man draping a flowered garland around the girl. Two sheep on the right. Rococo scroll flat base picked out in gilt.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Crossed swords (In blue)
Credit line
Given by Mr W. A. J. Floersheim
Object history
Figure group in two sections with C.50-1962.
Production
Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1934, Pl. LI (b), p. 123 and Note 267.
Collection
Accession Number
C.145-1931

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