An image of Tea canister and cover

Fürstenberg

(Germany circa 1750 – )

Tea canister and cover

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The landscapes are probably by Pascha Johann Friedrich Weitsch (1723–1803). Formerly a soldier, Weitsch taught himself to paint and joined the Fürstenberg factory in 1757, remaining until 1778. His landscapes are based on studies made in the Brunswick countryside.

Year
circa 1760-1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
12.4 x 7.0 x 4.6 cm :
a - tea caddy; 10.3 x 7 x 4.6 cm
b - cover; 2.3 x 3.3 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.141.a-b