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Saucer

Saucer

  • 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:

    517A-1875

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Coats of arms

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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