Week five

October 9, 2011


Die Leiden des jungen Werther; The Sorrows of Young Werther


Place of origin:Meissen (made)

Date: ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/Maker:Meissen porcelain factory (maker) Schubert, Johann David (probably, decorator)

Materials and Techniques: Hard paste porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt

Museum number: 1328-1871

Gallery location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 22, shelf 6

About the author

October 9, 2011

Clare Twomey was the V&A's Ceramics Artist in Residence from April–November 2011. Clare is a British artist and a research fellow at the University of Westminster who works with clay...

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