An image of Atlas

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Atlas

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The continent of Australia is marked, as is to be expected, ‘NOV HOLANDIA’—New Holland. The southern tip of the continent is marked ‘Terra Lewi’, ie Terra de Leeuwin or Cape Leeuwin.

Year
circa 1750-1760
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
15.8 x 9.0 x 8.0 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.70