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Highlight Tour

Stories and background information on selected highlights of porcelain art from China, Japan and Meissen testify to the high esteem in which this exotic material was held in the Baroque era. Get inspired by Augustus the Strong’s great passion for porcelain - the legendary Dresden "maladie de porcelaine" or porcelain disease!

Building
Zwinger
Collection
Porzellansammlung
Duration
1 hour

Access to the Porcelain Collection

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Access to the Porcelain Collection

Zwinger

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Zwinger

Directions 1

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Directions 1

Wall display with Chinese blue-and-white porcelain

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Wall display with Chinese blue-and-white porcelain

Directions 2

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Fish basin

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Fish basin

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Covered vase

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Covered vase

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Dragoon vase

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Dragoon vase

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Guanyin, Buddhist bodhisattva of compassion

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Guanyin, Buddhist bodhisattva of compassion

Directions 6

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Macaw Climbing Down a Tree Trunk

Kaendler, Johann Joachim (1706-1775) | Modeller

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Macaw Climbing Down a Tree Trunk

Directions 7

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Tureen with Galatea from the Swan Service for Count Heinrich von Brühl

Eberlein, Johann Friedrich (1706-1775) | Modeller
Kaendler, Johann Joachim (1706-1775) | Chief Modeller

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Tureen with Galatea from the Swan Service for Count Heinrich von Brühl

Directions 8

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Directions 8

Beaker vase

Stadler, Johann Ehrenfried (1696-1775) attributed to | Painter
Höroldt, Johann Gregorius (1696-1775) attributed to | Painter

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Beaker vase

Directions 9

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Bouquet of Porcelain Flowers from Vincennes

le Boitteux, Claude (1699-1774) | Goldsmith
Duplessis, Jean-Claude Chambellan (1699-1774) | Goldsmith

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Bouquet of Porcelain Flowers from Vincennes

Directions 10

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Directions 10

Model of King August III’s Equestrian Statue

August III. (1706-1775) | Person(s) shown
Kaendler, Johann Joachim (1706-1775) | Modeller

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Model of King August III’s Equestrian Statue

Directions 11

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Directions 11

Pandur

Eberlein, Johann Friedrich (1696-1749) | Modeller

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Pandur

Goodbye!

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Goodbye!

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