Hampshire Cultural Trust

Cottage interior with women and children

Lithophane, porcelain, smear glazed, showing a cottage interior with two women and three children; impressed mark on back 'PPM 781', made by the Plauesche Porzellanmanufactur, Plaue, Thuringia, Germany, third quarter of the 19th century.

The child on the lap of the woman to the right, being made to clasp its hands, explains the name given to this scene by the makers, 'Das erste Gebet', or 'The First Prayer'.

Accession no HMCMS:DA1980.22.4

 

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