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Bowl with Figures after Jacques Callot (1592-1635)

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toJohann Gregor Höroldt

Date: c.1720-1725
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.0656): 8.3 x 17.8 cm (3 1/4 x 7 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.656
DescriptionMeissen bowl decorated on the exterior with panels outlined in gilt, iron-red and pale brown scrolls. It is painted in colours with pairs of dwarves, one as a musician and the others as dancers, on a ground scattered with iron-red flowers. The interior has a similar panel showing a landscape in iron-red, and a gilt rim.