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Paul Antoine Hannong


c. 1721-1739

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Plate, Paul Antoine Hannong
: A Collection of Strasbourg Pottery and Porcelain
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tin-glazed earthenware
Size: 1 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Strasbourg
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Mark 'R', in underglaze blue, on base
Physical Description: Octagonal faience plate, typical of wares produced at the Hannong factory during its early period; decorated in the popular blue and white 'Oriental' fashion; patterns are carefully outlined with fine lines, then filled with a heavy layer of cobalt blue;
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. John P. Rutherfurd, in memory of her father Mr. Thomas Shevlin
Accession Number: 54.27.56
Artist: Paul Hannong, French, c.1700-1760
Role: Artist
Nationality: French (Strasbourg)
Life Dates: French, c.1700-1760
Added to Site: February 28, 2009