Saturday, November 06, 2004

Deutsche Blumen

English �German flowers� in pottery, floral decoration consisting of naturalistically painted �German� (i.e., European) flowers appearing individually or in bouquets. Although Viennese potters had produced a type of naturalistic floral decoration about 1730, deutsche Blumen became popular only after they had appeared on Meissen porcelain, produced from about 1740. The flowers used to decorate


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