Hampshire Museums Service

Ceramics: Lithophanes

View of Salzburg

Lithophane, porcelain, smear glazed, trapezium shape, showing view of Salzburg, Austria, from the Monchsberg, impressed mark 'PPM' and pattern number 168 on back, made by the Plauesche Porzellanmanufactur, Plaue, Thuringia, Germany, mid 19th century.

This is shaped so as to fit into a metal frame with three others and form a lamp-shade. The Monchsberg is a hill rising in the south of Salzburg.

Accession no HMCMS:DA1980.22.10
Purchased with the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund

 

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