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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 8

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Purple ground, inside solidly gilt. Decorated with two barbed reserves, one of which contains a shield of arms, crest and mantling, the other a harbour scene.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1775 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with star
Factory mark, in blue


Diameter: 13.3 cm

Object history note

From Bond Collection.

Descriptive line

Saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by the Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1775

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Coats of arms


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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