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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Bayreuth (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bayreuth pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Böttger earthenware covered with a clear glaze and decorated in silver

  • Museum number:

    1950A/1, 2-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of red Böttger earthenware covered with a clear glaze and decorated in silver. On the bottom of the inside of both is a lobed medallion containing the Arms of Gross von Trockau, an armorial shield with helmet and crest. Inside the rims are borders of scroll ornament.

Place of Origin

Bayreuth (made)

Date

ca. 1730-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Bayreuth pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Böttger earthenware covered with a clear glaze and decorated in silver

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of red Böttger earthenware covered with a clear glaze and decorated in silver, Bayreuth pottery, Bayreuth, ca. 1730-1740

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Garden; Arms; Scroll; Figures; Medallion

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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