Mar 7, 2019
Mar 7, 2019
Mar 7, 2019



c. 1745-1750


Meissen Porcelain Factory



Diameter: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Gift of A. & R. Ball 1947.284



In an effort to rejuvenate its style of decoration, the Meissen factory acquired a large group of French engravings about 1740. During the next decade, figural decorations in the style of Antoine Watteau and his followers became a typical mode of decoration on Meissen pporcelain.

See also
Decorative Arts
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Gift of A. & R. Ball

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