Pilgrim Flask and Lid

Polished red stoneware with gilding | 6.9 x 4in | 1710-1715

Johann Friedrich Böttger; Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Although diminutive, the porcelain figure of Augustus the Strong (Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and king of Poland) represents both a powerful leader and the results of his determination to discover the formula to produce porcelain, a secret well-gu...
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