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Teacup

Teacup

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Museum number:

    18-1908

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teacup of hard-paste porcelain. Octagonal. Painted in enamel colours in Kakiemon style with flowering plum and a bird.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1725-1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Caduceus' mark
In blue

'N=354 / W'
Dresden inventory mark, engraved and coloured black

A line
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Teacup, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1725-30

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

Subjects depicted

Birds; Flower (plum)

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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