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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • 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

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.827-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 5

Physical description

Tea caddy, in the shape of a hexagonal baluster vase. Hard-paste porcelain with floral decoration painted in enamel colours in the Kakiemon style.

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

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Tea caddy, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1725-30

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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