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

Dish

1772-1774 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Dish of hard-paste porcelain. Shallow bowl shape, gently waved edge. Relief-moulded in French style with partly gilt rococo scrolls forming cartouches, and with blue-washed 'pie crust' ornament at edge. Painted with a view of the Herring Packers Tower at Amsterdam framed by orange and gilt rocaille scrolls and flowers. Manierblumen in cartouches.

Object details

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Object type
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, moulded and gilded
Brief description
Dish, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, 1772-1774.
Physical description
Dish of hard-paste porcelain. Shallow bowl shape, gently waved edge. Relief-moulded in French style with partly gilt rococo scrolls forming cartouches, and with blue-washed 'pie crust' ornament at edge. Painted with a view of the Herring Packers Tower at Amsterdam framed by orange and gilt rocaille scrolls and flowers. Manierblumen in cartouches.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.8cm
  • Diameter: 20.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords with a dot between hilts annd line (Factory mark, in blue)
  • '54' (Impressed)
  • 'De Haring pakkers toorn te Amsterdam' (Inscribed on the bottom in black)
Credit line
Bequeathed by the Rev. Alfred Duane Pell
Object history
From the 'Holländischen Service' (Stadtholder Service) which may be identified with entries on Kaendler's reports of deliveries to Holland from Summer 1766 to 1767.

Pell (the donor) owned numerous pieces from this service which he bequeathed to several American museums.
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
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1934, Pl. LIX (a), p. 140.
Collection
Accession number
C.630-1925

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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