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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Europe (designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with incised and painted decoration in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. H. Cope, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    642&A-1903

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with incised and painted decoration in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

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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

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Parrot; Scroll-work; Dog

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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