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Tea cup and saucer

Tea cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740-1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Tea cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1740-1745 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

Two stars
Impressed, mark of thrower Meinert

In gold

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1740-45

Production Note

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


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Flowers


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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