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Collection

An image of Tea canister and cover by Fürstenberg

Fürstenberg

(Germany circa 1750 – )

Title
Tea canister and cover
Year
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
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

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.

Bibliography (1)

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