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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR62.101
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Designed by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, German (Dresden 1695 - 1749 Meissen)
Title
Plate with Gotzkowsky pattern
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1745
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222983
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and gold
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
diameter: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: bottomm, underglaze blue: [crossed swords]
  • inscription: bottom, sticker, black ink : Meissen 1745-50 373.c
  • maker's mark: bottom, incised: 16 [mark of thrower/modeler]
  • manufacturer's mark: bottom, incised: [three parallel marks] [indicating that the piece had firing flaws (which may account for the substandard paint quality)]
Provenance
Dr. Hans Syz, Greens Farms, Connecticut, 1943, 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
BR62.101
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Francesca Casadio, Anikó Bezur, Kelly Domoney, Katherine Eremin, Lynn Lee, Jennifer Mass, Andrew Shortland, and Nicholas Zumbulyadis, "X-ray fluorescence applied to overglaze enamel decoration on eighteenth- and nineteenth century porcelain from central Europe", Studies in Conservation (London, 2012), 57, 61-72.

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