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Teacup and saucer

Teacup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wallendorf porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given from the collection of the late R. Temple Kirkpatrick

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. The cup has a loop handle. Both pieces are finely reeded and painted with a letter 'N' in gilt within a circle outlined by a knotted pink ribbon and surrounded by flowers in natural colours.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)


late 18th century (made)


Wallendorf porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'W', in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Wallendorf porcelain factory, Germay (Thuringia), late 18th century


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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