Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Brühlscher Garten

Böttger-Gedenkstele

Böttger Monument

Johann Friedrich Böttger
Schleiz 1682 - Dresden 1719
generally acknowledged as the inventor of European porcelain
(Wikipedia)
Peter Makolies
1982

Dresden /  Böttger-Gedenkstele   Dresden /  Böttger-Gedenkstele

Description

Relief portrait of Meissen porcelain on a sandstone column.

Inscription(s)

johann
friedrich
böttger
1682
1719
On the back:
hierin den
gewölben der
alten dresdener
festung erfand
böttger 1708
das porzellan
europäischer art

Annotation

Placed at the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Böttger's birth.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°3'10" E 13°44'44"

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