Pair of Kettledrums
Jacob Petersen, born in Arndahl, Norway, about 1790/91–1839, active in Hanover, Germany from 1822
Overall: 50.8 x 63.5 cm (20 x 25 in.) Weight: 15507.2 gm (547 oz.)
On ViewKoch Gallery (Europ. Painting 1500-1700) - 250 More Info
A drum of hemispherical form, applied with the Royal Arms of England above the monogram of William IV (r. 1830-37). Below the monogram are crossed banners and battle honors for PENINSULA, GARZIA HERNANDEZ, and WATERLOO (unique to the Hannoverian garde du corps) chased on ribbons, also applied with eight trophies consisting of helmted cuirasses backed by trumpets, swords, musket and foliage, which form the bases for tension screws, all supported on three scroll acanthus supports linked by laurel swags and from which spread sprays of berried laurel.
The dog's wedding
The "Dogs Wedding"
Höchst Manufactory, Germany
Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)
On ViewFuture AOE Gallery (18th c.) - 142 More Info
White group of a poodle and eight other dogs on and around a kennel, blowing horns, bagpipes and howling.
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