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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground

  • 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.46-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 6

Physical description

Cinque-lobed saucer of porcelain, painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground with the ‘Double Quail’ pattern of two birds flanked by flowering plants, and with a brown-edged rim.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze-blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 cm approx.

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Cinque-lobed saucer of porcelain, painted in Kakiemon style on a white ground, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1730.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Quail; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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