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Écuelle (covered bowl for broth) and Stand

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Bonaventura Gottlieb Häuer

Date: c.1745
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 x 20.3 cm (5 1/2 x 8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.665a-c
DescriptionMeissen écuelle cover and stand painted by B.G. Haeur, with seven vignettes of mining subjects. These include a Berghauptmann inspecting the works of boys and other workers, and receiving a lady visitor. The centre of the stand has deutsche Blumen, and the handles formed as trailing flowering branches tied with gilt ribbons and with triple fruit finial.