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Title

Piper

circa 1760


Artist

Frankenthal

Germany

1755 - 1799


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Frankenthal

Works in the collection

3


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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