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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Augsburg (possibly, gilded)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted and 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.69:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each painted in underglaze blue with the ‘Fels und Vogel’ pattern against a gilt ground.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Augsburg (possibly, gilded)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Painters' mark
In underglaze blue

'3'
Incised inside footrim

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Part of a pair with C.70:1, 2-2006.

Descriptive line

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, possibly gilded in Augsburg, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1740.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Birds; Rocks; Branches

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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