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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    1961-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 3

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Sea-green ground, the inside solidly gilt with a barbed reserve with a river landscape with figures.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Large crossed swords with pommels
Factory mark, in blue

A crescent
Impressed, mark of the thrower, Pietzsch Junior

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 cm

Object history note

From Bernal Collection.

Descriptive line

Saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by 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

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Figures

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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