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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR62.105
People
Manufactured by Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory, German (founded 1747)
Designed by Simon Feilner, German (1726 - 1798)
Painted by Pascha Johann Friedrich Weitsch, German (1723 - 1803)
Painted by Johann Friedrich von Metzsch, German (1706 - 1766)
Title
Dessert plate from the "Duke Carl I of Braunschweig Service"
Other Titles
Title: Plate from the Herzog Carl service
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1758
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Lower Saxony
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222967
Location
Level 1, Room 1510, Modern and Contemporary Art, Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and gold
Dimensions
22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: bottom, underglaze blue: F
  • label: bottom, sticker: inscribed in black ink with accession number, 1963.105, crossed out and replaced with 1962.105
  • label: bottom, inscribed with black ink: Fürstenberg, 1755-60
Provenance
Dr. Hans Syz, Greens Farms, Connecticut, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1962
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Dr. Hans Syz
Accession Year
1962
Object Number
BR62.105
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/01/2022 - 07/06/2025

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