Photograph shows Nymphenburg china recovered during World War II on shelving and floor. Photo likely taken at either Buxheim Monastery or Neuschwanstein Castle. Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): This is a small room filled with acquired china made in Nymphenburg (near Munich) also some fine [?] pieces. The Nymphenburg stuff is a lovely Rococo pattern in pure white [?] the molded detail in emerald green only [?] colors are used. It is very light and fresh looking. This is the first time I've ever been really impressed with china. Identification on verso (stamped): Please credit photo to Edward E. Adams.
Nymphenburg china, 1945 / Edward E. Adams, photographer. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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