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Tea cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and a yellow exterior glaze

  • Credit Line:

    J. A. Tulk Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.39&A-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Tea cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. On the outside covered with greyish yellow glaze. Painted in underglaze blue with borders of lattice with reserved flowers and stylised groups of flowers.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and a yellow exterior glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with pommels
Factory mark, painted in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and a yellow exterior glaze, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, mid 18th century

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Chinese fretwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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