Parts of a Service, Known as the ‘Swan Service’, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1742

Parts of a Service, Known as the ‘Swan Service’, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1742

porcelain (material), h 15.7cm × w 24.5cm × d 11.0cm. More details

These pieces are part of one of the most famous services produced by the Meissen Porcelain Factory. It was ordered by Count Heinrich von Brühl, a statesman and the factory’s director. Scenes of swans occur on almost every one of the more than 2200 parts. On display are a dish, a sauceboat, and the base of the plat-de-ménage (centrepiece). The large basket decorated with figures that stood on it has been lost.

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