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An image of Atlas by Meissen
Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen Alternate image of Atlas by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Atlas
Year
circa 1750-1760
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

15.8 x 9.0 x 8.0 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.70
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The continent of Australia is marked, as is to be expected, ‘NOV HOLANDIA’—New Holland. The southern tip of the continent is marked ‘Terra Lewi’, ie Terra de Leeuwin or Cape Leeuwin.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 34