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Höchst Ceramics Factory

Walter Spiegl

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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German ceramics manufactory. Although Höchst was founded in 1746 by Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck as a porcelain factory, at first it was only possible to produce high-quality faience painted with enamels. A wide range of wares was produced, including such tablewares as tureens in the shape of animals (see fig.), fruit and vegetables (e.g. boar’s head tureen and dish, c. 1750; Frankfurt am Main, Mus. Ksthandwk) and figures. After Löwenfink resigned in 1749, Johann

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