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Cup and saucer
  • Cup and saucer
    Herold, Christian Friedrich, born 1700 - died 1779
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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herold, Christian Friedrich, born 1700 - died 1779 (painter)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    1962&A-1855

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Beaker-shape cup tapering towards rim, high footring; scrolled handle with added angle. Sea-green ground with reserved chinoiseries on the cup and saucer outside. On the saucer inside a larger chinoiserie. Bands of gold lace on footring and inside rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Herold, Christian Friedrich, born 1700 - died 1779 (painter)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Large crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

Object history note

Bernal Collection

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, probably decorated by Christian Friedrich Herold, made at Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1740

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

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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