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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 6

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Moulded after a Japanese Arita model, the edge in five high lobes. Painted in enamel colours and gold in Kakiemon style with branches of peony, plum blossom, chrysanthemum and pomegranate.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1730 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with pommels and curved guards
Factory mark, in blue enamel

'N=338 / W'
Dresden inventory mark, engraved and coloured black


Diameter: 13.5 cm

Object history note

One of a pair of saucers (C.16&A-1908).

From E. J. Stanley Collection (sold Christie's, 31 Jan. 1908, lot 48). Formerly in the Royal Saxon Collection, Dresden.

Descriptive line

Saucer, one of a pair, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730

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

Flower (plum); Chrysanthemum; Peonies; Pomegranates


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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