Legion of Honor Museum - Porcelain Art Photos

The Legion of Honor run by the de Young Museum displays a large collection of porcelain and ancient Mediterranean decorative arts.

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Entry arch of Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain collection at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Chinese porcelain plate from Jingdezhen, China at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Teabowls & chocolate beaker red stoneware with black glaze by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Entry arch of Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA. Porcelain collection at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Chinese porcelain plate (1700-20) from Jingdezhen, China at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Teabowls & chocolate beaker red stoneware with black glaze (c1709-13) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Teabowl, coffee pot & covered bowl in red stoneware with various glazes by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain chocolate beaker by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot in shape of old man by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain mounted coffee pot by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Teabowl, coffee pot & covered bowl in red stoneware with various glazes (c1710-13) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain chocolate beaker (c1718-21) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot in shape of old man (c1719-20) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain mounted coffee pot (c1723-4) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain teabowl & saucer by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teabowl & saucer by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teabowl & saucer by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain teabowl & saucer (c1723-4) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teabowl & saucer (c1724-5) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teabowl & saucer (c1727-30) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot (c1725-30) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain bottle-gourd vase by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain beaker vase by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain two-handled coffee cup & saucer by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain plate from yellow lion service by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain bottle-gourd vase (fragments) (1726-30) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain beaker vase (fragments) (1726-30) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain two-handled coffee cup & saucer (c1730) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain plate from yellow lion service (1734) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain blue onion plate ; teacup & covered tureen with fish handles by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain coffeepot by Berlin Porcelain Factory at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain coffeepot by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain sculpted Madagascar Hoopoes by Johann Joachim Kändler & Johann Gottlieb Ehder of Meissen Porcelain Manuf. at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain blue onion plate (c1750); teacup (c1740-50) & covered tureen with fish handles (c1723-5) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain coffeepot (c1765) by Berlin Porcelain Factory at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain coffeepot (c1774-1814) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain sculpted Madagascar Hoopoes (c1736) by Johann Joachim Kändler & Johann Gottlieb Ehder of Meissen Porcelain Manuf. at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain breakfast coffee pot & cup by Royal Danish Porcelain at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Majolica charger with Psyche's Father Consulting the Oracle from Italy at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tureen with pomegranate finial from Chantilly, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tureen with flower handle from Chantilly, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain breakfast coffee pot & cup (c1785-90) by Royal Danish Porcelain at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Majolica charger with Psyche's Father Consulting the Oracle (c1550-70) from Italy at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tureen with pomegranate finial (c1735-45) from Chantilly, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tureen with flower handle (c1735-45) from Chantilly, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain cup & saucer in yellow from Vincennes, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Gilded porcelain cup & saucer in caramel from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain cup & saucer in orange from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tea & coffee service from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain cup & saucer in yellow (1753) from Vincennes, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Gilded porcelain cup & saucer in caramel (1779) from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain cup & saucer in orange (1786) from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain tea & coffee service (1839-42) from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain coffeepot & beaker with flowering prunus from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain boar's-head tureen & platter from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain artichoke tureen with bird handle from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain asparagus tureen from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain coffeepot & beaker with flowering prunus (1745-49) from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain boar's-head tureen (c1754) & platter (c1770) from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain artichoke tureen with bird handle (c1754-5) from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain asparagus tureen (c1755) from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain plate with insects & plants from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain punch pot with fan pattern from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot with Chinese figures from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot with Bengal tiger pattern from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain plate with insects & plants (c1755) from Chelsea, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain punch pot with fan pattern (c1750-60) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot with Chinese figures (c1760-62) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teapot with Bengal tiger pattern (c1768-70) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain plate with bouquets of flowers from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teacup with half-chrysanthemums from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain plate with cluster of fruit from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain spoon tray in star shape from Longton Hall, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain plate with bouquets of flowers (c1770) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain teacup with half-chrysanthemums (c1770) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain plate with cluster of fruit (c1770-2) from Worcester, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Porcelain spoon tray in star shape (c1756-58) from Longton Hall, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain rectangular dish in blue with oriental decoration from Bow, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Virgin & Child with Putti glazed terracotta relief by Andrea della Robbia of Florence at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of Greek & other antiquities at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Two terracotta Bull askos from Cyprus at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain rectangular dish in blue with oriental decoration (c1758-62) from Bow, England at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Virgin & Child with Putti glazed terracotta relief (c1490-5) by Andrea della Robbia of Florence at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of Greek & other antiquities at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Two terracotta Bull askos (1400-1230 BCE) from Cyprus at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of Greek pottery antiquities at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Greek black-figure amphora with Herakles fighting Amazons at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Greek red-figure pelike with three youths at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Roman marble season sarcophagus at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of Greek pottery antiquities at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Greek black-figure amphora (late 6th C BCE) with Herakles fighting Amazons at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Greek red-figure pelike (c450 BCE) with three youths at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Roman marble season sarcophagus (260-80) at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of ancient Mediterranean glass at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Free-blown glass flasks from Eastern Mediterranean at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Free-blown glass jug from Eastern Mediterranean at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of ancient Mediterranean glass (c5th C BCE - 2nd C CE) at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Free-blown glass flasks (1st-4th C) from Eastern Mediterranean at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Free-blown glass jug (4-5th C) from Eastern Mediterranean at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.

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