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Tea cup and saucer

Tea cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted, moulded 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.94:1, 2-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of porcelain, each painted with fruit and vegetables within a moulded gilt-edged cartouche and purple scale-ground border.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In underglaze blue

Numbers
Impressed

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer of porcelain painted, moulded and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1760.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Vegetables; Fruit; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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