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An image of Piper by Frankenthal

Frankenthal

(Germany 1755 – 1799)

Title
Piper
Year
circa 1760
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

15.2 x 7.5 x 8.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.163
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The figure is one of a group of rustic musicians modelled by Johann Wilhelm Lanz c1760. Players of bagpipes, horn and glockenspiel are also known. Lanz had formerly worked at Strasbourg. He is recorded at Frankenthal 1756–60.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 95 (colour illus.). cat.no. 119