An image of Piper

Frankenthal

(Germany 1755 – 1799)

Piper

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The figure is one of a group of rustic musicians modelled by Johann Wilhelm Lanz c1760. Players of bagpipes, horn and glockenspiel are also known. Lanz had formerly worked at Strasbourg. He is recorded at Frankenthal 1756–60.

Year
circa 1760
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
15.2 x 7.5 x 8.4 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.163