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Title

Tureen, cover and stand

circa 1730-1735

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1730-1735
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    14.4 x 22.3 cm diam. :

    a - tureen, 7 x 17.2 cm

    b - cover, 8.1 x 17.7 cm

    c - stand, 3.9 x 22.3 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    L2010.188.a-c
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Meissen

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  • About

    This piece comes from the first large dinner service produced at Meissen, ordered by Augustus the Strong c1728 and constantly augmented through the 1730s. The pattern derives from Japanese Kakiemon porcelain. It was known at Meissen as the ‘yellow lion’ pattern though it in fact features a tiger. The pattern was reserved for use at court, although yellow lion wares were also made as diplomatic gifts. The ‘K.H.C’ mark indicates that this example comes from the royal court pantry.

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