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Collection

An image of Greyhound by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Greyhound
Year
circa 1742
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

16.1 x 25.3 x 8.5 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.58
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Recorded in Kändler’s work records for 1740–44. The English greyhound was a popular hunting dog throughout Europe. This model was originally made for a ‘Herr von Bilow’, possibly the politican and diplomat Friedrich Gotthard von Bülow (1688–1768).

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 26 (colour illus.). cat.no. 23