centuriespast:

Summer and Autumn
Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory 
Modeler: Joseph Willems (Flemish, 1716–1766) Date: ca. 1765 Culture: British, Chelsea Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Summer and Autumn

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory 

Modeler: Joseph Willems (Flemish, 1716–1766) Date: ca. 1765 Culture: British, Chelsea Medium: Soft-paste porcelain

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

centuriespast:

BOUCHER, François
An Autumn Pastoral
1749
Oil on canvas, 260 x 199 cm
Wallace Collection, London

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

centuriespast:

Figure Of Brittania
Artist/Maker:William Littler (English, b.1724, d.1784), modeler
Date:Circa 1759
Place:Longton/Staffordshire/England/United Kingdom
Cincinnati Art Museum  

centuriespast:

Figure Of Brittania

Artist/Maker:William Littler (English, b.1724, d.1784), modeler

Date:Circa 1759

Place:Longton/Staffordshire/England/United Kingdom

Cincinnati Art Museum  

lilith-et-adalia:

Marie-Antoinette as Minerva, c. 1778-1779
Josse-François-Joseph Le Riche French, 1741 - 1812 
This figurine, made of ‘biscuit’ or unglazed porcelain, portrays the Queen of France as Minerva, the patron of the arts. The attributes of the warrior-goddess are her armour, the owl of wisdom, and the shield with Medusa’s head. Le Riche was the principal modeller at the royal factory of Sèvres and from 1780 to 1801 served as head of the sculpture studio.

lilith-et-adalia:

Marie-Antoinette as Minerva, c. 1778-1779

Josse-François-Joseph Le Riche 
French, 1741 - 1812 

This figurine, made of ‘biscuit’ or unglazed porcelain, portrays the Queen of France as Minerva, the patron of the arts. The attributes of the warrior-goddess are her armour, the owl of wisdom, and the shield with Medusa’s head. Le Riche was the principal modeller at the royal factory of Sèvres and from 1780 to 1801 served as head of the sculpture studio.

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ceramicsociety:

The 2013 Summer School; ‘Enlightenment and Discovery; The Ceramic Legacy’, held at the University of Chester, 14th to 18th August 2013 –

- saw eleven excellent talks given over four days, which looked at a wide range of subjects and connected numerous threads.

We explored the way the…

@Tom I came across this pic for you too

@Tom I came across this pic for you too

@Tom thinking you mean this one. Meissen Sotheby’s Weinberg The Antique Porcelain Company 2006

@Tom thinking you mean this one. Meissen Sotheby’s Weinberg The Antique Porcelain Company 2006

V&A and Dresden

V&A and Dresden

centuriespast:

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Factory, founded 1710
Modeler: Johann J. Kandler, 1706-1775
Germany
Sugar Caster with Cover (one of a pair), 1737
Art Institute Chicago

So much lovely Meissen today. I’ve never seen this caster before.

centuriespast:

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Factory, founded 1710

Modeler: Johann J. Kandler, 1706-1775

Germany

Sugar Caster with Cover (one of a pair), 1737

Art Institute Chicago

So much lovely Meissen today. I’ve never seen this caster before.

centuriespast:

Modeled by Johann Joachim Kandler
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
Germany, Meissen
King Vulture, 1734
Art Institute Chicago

Amazing color a lovely counterpoint to the pair in Dresden and the white (with traces of cold paint) at the V&A

centuriespast:

Modeled by Johann Joachim Kandler

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Germany, Meissen

King Vulture, 1734

Art Institute Chicago

Amazing color a lovely counterpoint to the pair in Dresden and the white (with traces of cold paint) at the V&A

vivelareine:

A plate from a service created for Marie Antoinette in 1781.
image: (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot

vivelareine:

A plate from a service created for Marie Antoinette in 1781.

image: (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot

centuriespast:

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710, after a model of Kändler or Reinicke

Monkey Band, Bandleader , c. 1765

Art Institute Chicago

2013 Summer School Programme

ceramicsociety:

See the programme here