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Title

Two handled soup bowl and cover

circa 1745

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
  • Details

    Date
    circa 1745
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    12.5 x 19.3 x 14.4 cm :

    a - soup bowl, 7 x 19.3 x 13.9 cm

    b - cover, 6 x 14.4 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.51.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Meissen

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  • About

    The branch handles and knop in the form of a double anemone are examples of the Meissen factory’s increasing interest in naturalistic motifs. The painted scenes, featuring inebriated peasants, are in the manner of the 17th-century Flemish artist David Teniers the Younger, whose work was much admired in aristocratic circles in the 18th century. The bowl would almost certainly have had a matching porcelain stand.

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