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Beaker and saucer

Beaker and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745 (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.77:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Octagonal beaker and saucer of porcelain, with a yellow ground, and with quatrelobe scenes of figures in a river landscape, and with gilt-edged rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Octagonal beaker and saucer of porcelain, with a yellow ground, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1745.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); River; Human

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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