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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Maud Lilian Ochs

  • Museum number:

    C.102:1, 2-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. The cup painted with a scene of lovers in a landscape and scattered flowers; the saucer similarly decorated with three figures in a landscape with an urn and pedestal; both pieces with gilt rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1760 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords, in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1760


Hard paste porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Figures


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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