The Bride as Europa

Figure
ca.1904-1905 (designed), 1913-1914 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Porcelain figure with underglaze colours and gilding depicting the bride as Europa, lightly draped and riding a bull


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Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Porcelain figure with underglaze, part of a bridal procession, designed by Adolph Amberg ca. 1904-1905, made by the Royal Porcelain Factory, Berlin 1913-1914. Designed originally for the wedding of the German Crown Prince.
Physical Description
Porcelain figure with underglaze colours and gilding depicting the bride as Europa, lightly draped and riding a bull
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Sceptre / KMP / orb (printed in blue)
  • German cross (printed in black)
  • '140/833' (painted in black)
Gallery Label
PART OF A BRIDAL PROCESSION Porcelain with underglaze decoration GERMAN: designed by Adolph Amberg, about 1904-5 made by the Royal Porcelain Factory, Berlin; 1913-14 Designed originally for the wedding of the German Crown Prince in 1905 and continued in production for some years thereafter C.175 & A-C-1996, C.84 & A-E-1987
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
V&A Ceramics and Glass Collection Object Information File
Collection
Accession Number
C.175-1986

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record createdSeptember 28, 1998
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