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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Europe (designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with incised and painted decoration in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. H. Cope, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cup and saucer, of 'eggshell' porcelain painted in blue enamel and incised black outline after a European design. Both pieces are painted with a dog and a parrot, and with a scrollwork border. Copied from a Meiseen dish of about 1730.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
Europe (designed)


ca. 1740 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with incised and painted decoration in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions


Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain decorated in blue enamels with incised black outline after a European design, China, Qing dynasty

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. 2nd edition, London, 1946, p. 206, note 294

Production Note

from label




Painted; Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Parrot; Scroll-work; Dog


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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