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Title

Boy with kennel, model

circa 1767-circa 1770


Artist

Höchst

Germany

1750 - 1796


About

Modelled by Johann Peter Melchior. The group originally had a companion of a girl feeding chickens. A Frankenthal example of the same group is also in the Reed Collection (compare L2012.164).


Details


Date

circa 1767-circa 1770


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

17.6 x 14.5 x 10.5 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.134


Artist information

Höchst

Works in the collection

8


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 78 (colour illus.). cat.no. 90