Meissen porcelain Photos

Meissen porcelain started in 1710 in the town of Meissen, near Dresden, Germany. Meissen's crossed swords logo was introduced in 1720. Products range from table settings to figurines in a large variety of designs and colors.

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Porcelain cup & cover by Meissen Porcelain at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porcelain parrot & vase by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Meissen porcelain plates in Indian or Oriental style at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.Meissen porcelain plates in leaf form with Japanese-style decoration at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.
Porcelain cup & cover (c1725) by Meissen Porcelain at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porcelain parrot (1726-30) & vase (c1735) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Meissen porcelain plates (1727-30) in Indian or Oriental style at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.Meissen porcelain plates (c1730) in leaf form with Japanese-style decoration at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.
Dragon porcelain figure attrib. to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Écuelle & stand by Johann Ehrenfried Stadler of Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.King vulture porcelain figure attrib. to Johann Joachim Kändler by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.King Vulture porcelain statuette modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Dragon porcelain figure (1730) attrib. to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Écuelle & stand (c1730) by Johann Ehrenfried Stadler of Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.King vulture porcelain figure (1731) attrib. to Johann Joachim Kändler by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.King Vulture porcelain statuette (1734) modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Porcelain Crane by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain centerpiece with oil or vinegar cruets modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Porcelain plate in swan pattern by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain Swan Service dish modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Porcelain Crane (1735) by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain centerpiece with oil or vinegar cruets (c1737) modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Porcelain plate in swan pattern (1737-52) by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain Swan Service dish (1738) modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Porcelain bust of Postmaster "Baron" Schmiedel by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Meissen porcelain tureen at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Meissen porcelain bowl with dragon decoration at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.Kakiemon pattern dinner service by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Porcelain bust of Postmaster "Baron" Schmiedel (1739) by Johann Joachim Kändler of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Meissen porcelain tureen (c1740) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Meissen porcelain bowl (c1735-40) with dragon decoration at Ariana Museum. Geneva, Switzerland.Kakiemon pattern dinner service (c1740) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Meissen plate in porcelain room at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.Porcelain tureen with lid in Dulong pattern by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain plate in Brühlsche Allerlei pattern by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain tureen with lid in Brühlsche Allerlei pattern by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.
Meissen plate (c1740) in porcelain room at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.Porcelain tureen with lid in Dulong pattern (1743-65) by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain plate in Brühlsche Allerlei pattern (1744) by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain tureen with lid in Brühlsche Allerlei pattern (1744) by Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.
Yellow & white quatrefoil tea & coffee service by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Yellow & white quatrefoil coffee pot by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Meissen porcelain fruit plate at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Rock & bird pattern porcelain by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Yellow & white quatrefoil tea & coffee service (c1745) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Yellow & white quatrefoil coffee pot (c1745) by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Meissen porcelain fruit plate (c1750) at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Rock & bird pattern porcelain (c1750-75) by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Rock & bird pattern porcelain plate by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Porcelain Putti as Africa & Europe figures by Frederick Elias Meyer of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain monkey band modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Ewer by Meissen Porcelain of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Rock & bird pattern porcelain plate (c1750) by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Porcelain Putti as Africa & Europe figures (c1760) by Frederick Elias Meyer of Meissen Manuf., Germany at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Porcelain monkey band (c1765) modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Ewer (c1765) by Meissen Porcelain of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Meissen porcelain figure of continent of America by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Meissen porcelain figure of continent of Africa by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Meissen porcelain figure of continent of Asia by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Rock & bird pattern porcelain chocolate pot by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Meissen porcelain figure of continent of America (c1860) by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Meissen porcelain figure of continent of Africa (c1860) by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Meissen porcelain figure of continent of Asia (c1860) by Kändler at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Rock & bird pattern porcelain chocolate pot (c1775) by Meissen at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Meissen table setting in Nottoway Plantation dining room. White Castle, LA.Porcelain Meissen bowl with blue onion pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Art Nouveau table service by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Porcelain plate by Henry C. van de Velde for Meissen Porcelain Factory of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Meissen table setting in Nottoway Plantation dining room. White Castle, LA.Porcelain Meissen bowl with blue onion pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Art Nouveau table service (c1903-4) by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen, Germany at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Porcelain plate (c1903) by Henry C. van de Velde for Meissen Porcelain Factory of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Porcelain gravy boat in whiplash pattern by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen of Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Porcelain in whiplash pattern by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen of Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Meissen Art Nouveau tea service by Otto Eduard Gottfried Voigt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Teabowls & chocolate beaker red stoneware with black glaze by Meissen Porcelain Manuf. of Germany at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Porcelain gravy boat in whiplash pattern (1903-4) by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen of Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Porcelain in whiplash pattern (1903-4) by Henry van de Velde made by Meissen of Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Meissen Art Nouveau tea service (1904) by Otto Eduard Gottfried Voigt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.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.

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