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Title

Tryolean dancers

circa 1755-circa 1758

Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 – 1769

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1755-circa 1758
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    17.7 x 14.3 x 9.6 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    Grand Courts
    Accession number
    L2012.97
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Chelsea

    Works in the collection

    23

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  • About

    The group is based on a Meissen prototype modelled probably by Kändler c1743 and traditionally known as either the ‘Tyrolean dancers’ or the ‘Dutch dancers’. Joseph Willems may have been responsible for the Chelsea model. The group was an especially popular one copied also at Bow and Derby. Examples are even known in Chinese export porcelain.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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