An image of Male dancer

Ludwigsburg

(Germany 1759 – 1824)

Male dancer

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Court ballet dancers in rustic dress mimic a peasant dance. The model for this and the female dancer (L2012.197) are typical of the work of Joseph Nees who worked at Ludwigsburg 1759–67 before moving to Zurich (compare L2012.199).

Year
circa 1760-1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
14.3 x 6.8 x 7.4 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.196