Ludwigsburg milk jug by Andreas Philipp Ettner

An early example of Ludwigsburg porcelain, the jug is decorated with scenes from contemporary ballet by Andreas Philipp Oettner, who was employed at the factory from 1758 to 1762.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Kate Foster Ltd

The dancers represented are possibly Vestris and Salle, who had been brought to the Wurttenburg court after their success in Paris.

Provenance

Kate Foster Ltd.

Venue details

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Bohemia Road, HASTINGS East Sussex TN34 1ET 01424 451 052 www.hmag.org.uk

Entry details

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