An image of Slop bowl

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Slop bowl

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The scrollwork borders (of a type known as Laub- und Bandelwerk) contain panels of purple ‘Böttger lustre’. The coastal trading scenes are in a style associated with Christian Friedrich Herold, a painter who joined the Meissen workforce in 1725. On the sides are sprays of oriental flowers (Indianische Blumen) which, though still highly stylised, are of a leafy luxuriance which suggests the emergence of a more European sensibility.

Year
circa 1730
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
8.6 x 16.3 cm diam
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.42