Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Porcelain & the Zwinger

Aside from Augustus the Strong's private collections, he also establish a palace and grounds for parades and to publicly display to his acumen, taste and scientific knowledge.

Augustus' brag palace the Zwinger
And in the Porzellansammlung:
Porcelain walls filled with Chinese, Japanese and Meissen porcelain
Meissen modellers Johann Kaedler and Johann Kirchner's animals c. late 1500s
Porcelain glockenspiel at the entry to the Porzellansammlung


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