Blue Macaw

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1731, BK-17496

German scientists discovered the ingredients of Chinese porcelain in the 18th century. Elector August the Strong was such a fan of this hard, translucent white material that he filled his Japanese Palace in Dresden with porcelain objects. In the 1730s, he had a series of large birds and animals…

On display in room 1.4

Nightlight in the form of a cat

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1760 - c. 1770, figure, AK-NM-6520

On display in room 1.5

Cockatoo

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1734, BK-17494

On display in room 1.4

Cup and saucer with a Chinese junk…

anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1899, AK-RBK-15941-G

Covered vase with birds on a branch…

Fürstenberg, c. 1785 - c. 1790, BK-2002-33-B

Plate with the arms of the Langton…

anonymous, c. 1725 - c. 1749, plate (dishes), AK-NM-13395

Oval panel with figures in a water…

anonymous, c. 1770 - c. 1775, AK-NM-6614-B

Saucer with butterflies and…

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1724, AK-RBK-15862

Plate with the arms of the Charlé…

anonymous, c. 1740 - c. 1760, plate (dishes), AK-NM-13372