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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1728-1731 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in Kakiemon style

  • 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.42:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground with prunus and chrysanthemum branches issuing from banded hedges, and with brown-edged rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1728-1731 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in Kakiemon style

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In blue enamel

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection, and the Japanese Palace, Dresden.

Descriptive line

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1728-1731.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Hedges; Prunus tree; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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