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Presentation Plate

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toHans Gottlieb von Bressler

Date: c.1735; decorated in Breslau, c.1740
Dimensions:
Overall: 2.8 x 21 cm (1 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.738
DescriptionA Meissen plate with "Hausmaler" decoration by Hans Gottlieb von Bressler of Breslau, showing in the centre a boy and girl seated on the grass with a goat. There is a border of scrollwork in gilding, green, iron-red, blue and purple. The rim has panels of fruit and flowers in colours and gilt scrollwork.