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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    1745-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste 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.82:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case O, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Quatrelobe chocolate cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, with a yellow ground, and each are painted with alternating panels of Watteauesque elegant figures, and deutsche Blumen reserved on the yellow ground, and with gilt scrollwork and scale-ground borders.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

1745-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

'S'
In gilt

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Quatrelobe chocolate cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain with a yellow ground, painted and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, 1745-1750.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Human; Landscape; Scrollwork; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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