An image of Greyhound

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Greyhound

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Recorded in Kändler’s work records for 1740–44. The English greyhound was a popular hunting dog throughout Europe. This model was originally made for a ‘Herr von Bilow’, possibly the politican and diplomat Friedrich Gotthard von Bülow (1688–1768).

Year
circa 1742
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
16.1 x 25.3 x 8.5 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.58