Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
351 documents - page 1 of 18

Meissen underglaze blue oval platter

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
monochrome, blue (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 18 in; 29.845 cm x 45.72 cm
overall: 3 3/4 in x 18 in x 11 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 45.72 cm x 29.845 cm
Object Name:
platter
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1775
1775
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.426
Catalog number:
78.426
Accession number:
1978.2185
Collector/donor number:
1404
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-220f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579288

Meissen figure: a pair of nesting birds

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 15/16 in x 3 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 12.54125 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.432B
Catalog number:
78.432B
Collector/donor number:
405
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f174-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579859
Online Media:

Meissen figure: a pair of nesting birds

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 15/16 in x 3 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 12.54125 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.432A
Catalog number:
78.432A
Collector/donor number:
398
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f3a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579860
Online Media:

Meissen figure: allegory of the seasons (autumn)

Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Date made:
ca 1745-1755
1745-1755
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.429
Catalog number:
78.429
Accession number:
1978.2185
Collector/donor number:
328
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f3a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579861
Online Media:

Meissen plate: one of a pair

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/8 in; 25.7175 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1764
1763-1764
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.428A
Catalog number:
78.428A
Collector/donor number:
5A
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f3bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579865

Meissen figure of a pikeman

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
overall: 4 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 11/16 in; 12.3825 cm x 8.89 cm x 4.28625 cm
Object Name:
figure
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.430
Catalog number:
78.430
Collector/donor number:
507
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f3c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579867
Online Media:

Meissen figure of a ballad seller

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
overall: 4 15/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 2 in; 12.54125 cm x 4.92125 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.431
Catalog number:
78.431
Collector/donor number:
506
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f3c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579868
Online Media:

Meissen plate: one of a pair

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/8 in; 25.7175 cm
overall: 1 9/16 in x 10 1/4 in; 3.96875 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1764
1763-1764
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.78.428B
Catalog number:
78.428B
Collector/donor number:
5B
Accession number:
1978.2185
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d9fb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579873

Meissen figure: the quack doctor

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
street cryer (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 6 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 5/16 in; 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.41375 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750-1760
1750-1760
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
CE.74.140
Catalog number:
74.140
Accession number:
315259
Collector/donor number:
615
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-88cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405643
Online Media:

Meissen mug

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
porcelain (overall material)
polychrome (overall color)
chinoiserie (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
overall: 3 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
mug
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1725-1735
1725-1735
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
CE.76.367
Catalog number:
76.367
Accession number:
1977.0166
Collector/donor number:
537
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-88dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405644
Online Media:

Meissen figure: man with pug dog

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
figure group (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cm
overall: 4 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 3 in; 12.3825 cm x 7.3025 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1740
1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
CE.76.369
Catalog number:
76.369
Accession number:
1977.0166
Collector/donor number:
48
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7da0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405645
Online Media:

Meissen figure of a hunter

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
male figure with dog (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in; 15.875 cm
overall: 6 1/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 15.39875 cm x 7.9375 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
CE.76.372
Catalog number:
76.372
Accession number:
1977.0166
Collector/donor number:
47
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7da1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405646
Online Media:

Meissen teapot and cover (Hausmaler)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (Boettger) (overall material)
black (Schwarzlot) and gold (overall color)
"chinoiserie" Hausmaler (overall style)
Measurements:
overall:;
overall: 6 in x 4 15/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 12.54125 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1713-1720
ID Number:
CE.76.377ab
Accession number:
1977.0166
Catalog number:
76.377ab
Collector/donor number:
740
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bee0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1415405
Online Media:

Meissen figure of a grape seller

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in; 14.605 cm
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 6.35 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1750-1760
1750-1760
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.76.371
Catalog number:
76.371
Accession number:
1977.0166
Collector/donor number:
243
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-e297-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_570086
Online Media:

Meissen figure group of a centaur with a cupid

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 5/8 in; 21.9075 cm
overall: 8 9/16 in x 9 in x 3 3/4 in; 21.74875 cm x 22.86 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
figurine, group
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1755-1760
1755-1760
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.75.191
Catalog number:
75.191
Accession number:
319073
Collector/donor number:
517
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-ceea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_570096
Online Media:

Meissen coffee pot and cover (Hausmaler)

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in; 21.59 cm
overall: 8 9/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 21.74875 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
coffeepot
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
ca 1740-1750
1740-1750
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.76.379ab
Catalog number:
76.379ab
Collector/donor number:
897
Accession number:
1977.0166
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-cac6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_570347
Online Media:

Meissen chocolate cup and saucer

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (cup color)
blue (saucer color)
monochrome, orange (component surface decoration color name)
birds of paradise (joint piece description of decoration)
dragon (joint piece description of decoration)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (cup material)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (saucer material)
Measurements:
overall: cup: 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm
overall: saucer: 5 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm
overall cup: 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.6675 cm
overall saucer: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
cup
saucer
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1740
1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.75.188ab
Catalog number:
75.188ab
Collector/donor number:
810
Accession number:
319073
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-cb19-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_572584
Online Media:

Meissen teapot and cover

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
kakiemon (joint piece style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
overall: 4 3/16 in x 7 3/16 in x 4 1/4 in; 10.6045 cm x 18.2245 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Date made:
ca 1735-1740
1735-1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.74.138ab
Catalog number:
74.138ab
Collector/donor number:
686ab
Accession number:
315259
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d689-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_572629
Online Media:

Meissen sugar box and cover

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
orange (cover color)
orange (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 3 in x 4 5/16 in x 3 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 10.9855 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
box, sugar
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1723-1724
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.76.368ab
Catalog number:
76.368ab
Accession number:
1977.0166
Collector/donor number:
225ab
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-dcae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_572972
Online Media:

Meissen chinoiserie coffeepot and cover

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (cover color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
chinoiserie (joint piece style)
"gold" (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
overall: 7 in x 5 5/16 in x 3 25/32 in; 17.78 cm x 13.5255 cm x 9.6139 cm
Object Name:
coffeepot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1725-1730
1725-1730
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.76.363ab
Catalog number:
76.363ab
Collector/donor number:
563ab
Accession number:
1977.0166
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-dcb5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_572979
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History