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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Oval section, moulded in four lobes, after a Japanese Arita model. Painted with enamel colours and gilt in Kakiemon style alternately with panels of flowers and leaves, and red ground with reserved spiral stems.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1730-1735 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Large crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

Object history note

From E. J. Stanley Collection (sold Christie's, 31 Jan. 1908, lot 30).

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730-35

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



Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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