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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Dresden (probably, decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Funcke, Georg (decorator)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, gilded

  • Credit Line:

    From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006

  • Museum number:

    C.36:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 9, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each with surface with a burnished gilt ground, and the underside of each has a broad band of gilt scrollwork.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Dresden (probably, decorated)

Date

ca. 1720 (made)

Artist/maker

Funcke, Georg (decorator)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Diagonal line
Incised to the foot rim

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, gilded, probably decorated in the workshop of Georg Funcke in Dresden, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1720.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Gilded

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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