Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Piece

Date:
1742–45
Culture:
German
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
Overall: 77 x 28 in. (195.6 x 71.1 cm) (loom width)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.50.1473
Not on view
Inscription: (above horseman) CAROLUS DER VII. (Charles VII [Roman emperor 1742-1745]); (above walled city) WIEN (Vienna).
Friedrich Fischbach , Wiesbaden, Germany, 1909; sold to MMA
Related Objects

Toilet set in original leather case

Artist: Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker Date: ca. 1743–45 Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle Accession: 2005.364.1a–d–.48 On view in:Gallery 551

Marsyas

Artist: Balthasar Permoser (German, Kammer, near Otting, Chiemgau, Bavaria 1651–1732 Dresden) Date: ca. 1680–85 Medium: Marble on a black marble socle inlaid with light marble panels Accession: 2002.468 On view in:Gallery 548

Rolltop desk

Artist: David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780) Date: ca. 1776–79 Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass Accession: 41.82 On view in:Gallery 553

Augustus the Strong

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: ca. 1713 Medium: Stoneware Accession: 1982.60.318 On view in:Gallery 538

Nécessaire with watch

Date: probably ca. 1745–50 Medium: Casket: gold and mother-of-pearl, lined with dark-red velvet; Watch: brass and partly blued steel Accession: 1982.60.135 On view in:Gallery 540