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An image of Dog on kennel by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Dog on kennel
Year
circa 1735-1740
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

10.8 x 7.4 x 6.8 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.54
Location
15th–19th c European art
Further information

The model is probably one of the dog kennels on which Kändler is recorded working in February 1737. It was copied at the Du Paquier factory in Vienna, c1740. Three dog kennels are listed in the 1753 inventory of the remarkable collection of table centrepiece items accumulated by the Count von Brühl, prime minister and director of the Meissen factory under Augustus III.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 24 (colour illus.). cat.no. 18