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Title

Tea canister and cover

circa 1760-1765


Artist

Fürstenberg

Germany

circa 1750 -


About

The landscapes are probably by Pascha Johann Friedrich Weitsch (1723–1803). Formerly a soldier, Weitsch taught himself to paint and joined the Fürstenberg factory in 1757, remaining until 1778. His landscapes are based on studies made in the Brunswick countryside.


Details


Date

circa 1760-1765


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

12.4 x 7.0 x 4.6 cm :

a - tea caddy; 10.3 x 7 x 4.6 cm

b - cover; 2.3 x 3.3 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.141.a-b


Artist information

Fürstenberg

Works in the collection

2


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 83 (colour illus.). cat.no. 97