Meissen

Swan Service Plate 2

The David Roche Foundation Adelaide, Gallery 2: Rococo

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The Rococo style in Gallery 2 of the opening exhibition at the David Roche Foundation House Museum & Gallery complex, North Adelaide, is gracefully exuberant!

Meissen Porcelain – Passionate Pursuit of Power and Prestige

Meissen Porcelain – Passionate Pursuit of Power and Prestige

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Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony’s claim to fame rests on his being the founder of the first European factory at Meissen to produce porcelain in the west

Hairdresser 3

Chinoiserie – Pavilions, Porcelains and Passionate Pursuits

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By the 18th century in Europe and England all things Chinese assumed incredible proportions as fashionable society sought to transmit their ideas about the magical land of Cathay