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An image of Sportsman by Höchst

Höchst

(Germany 1750 – 1796)

Title
Sportsman
Year
1751
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

17.7 x 9.5 x 7.3 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.133
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This early Höchst figure is rare in bearing a specific date. The model is possibly an early work by Simon Feilner. The painted decoration seems to be by Johann Philip Zisler. The figure has lost the companion huntress to whom he raises his glass.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 76 (colour illus., detail), 78 (colour illus.). cat.no. 89