Porca Miseria

(O, my goodness!)

On display in:

Blue Dining Room

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Artist or maker

Maurer, Ingo (b.1932)

Date

2003

Place of production

  • Munich, Germany

Medium

  • porcelain, steel, and halogen light

Type of object

  • chandeliers

Accession number

124.2003

Chandelier made of broken porcelain and pieces of cutlery titled Porca Miseria

History

Provenance

  • Acquired for the Blue Dining Room by the current owner in 2003.

Collection

  • Waddesdon (Rothschild Foundation)
  • On loan since 2003
Bibliography

Bibliography

  • ♦, ♦; Les collections exceptionnelles des Rothschild: Waddesdon Manor (Hors-série de l'Estampille/l'Objet d'Art, No. 14); Dijon; Éditions Faton; 2004; p. 3
  • Michael Hall, An Acquisitive Gene: Lord Rothschild's Collecting for Waddesdon, Apollo, July 2007-August 2007, 44-49; p. 48, fig. 7.
  • ♦; Pippa Shirley, Waddesdon Manor and Le Gôut Rothschild, World of Antiques & Art, 73, August 2007-February 2008, 60-63; p. 63, fig. 7.