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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted and with a burnished gold 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.87:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain, each reserved with scattered deutsche Blumen on a burnished gold ground.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted and with a burnished gold ground

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Numbers
Impressed

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain, painted and with a burnished gold ground, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1750.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Burnished; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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