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Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria

Lithophane, porcelain, unglazed, rectangular with semi-circular indent in lower edge, showing an untitled view of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, not marked, c1890-1900.The shape suggests item originally formed part of a 'rechaud' (food warmer).

Neuschwanstein Castle was built for King Ludwig II of Bavaria between 1869 and 1886, when he was declared insane.

Accesson no HMCMS:DA1980.22.12
Purchased with the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund