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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740-1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1451-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 3

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Painted with 'Watteau' figures of children in a near-camaïeu landscape. Inside and outside rim wide borders of two different gold lace patterns. Scattered Holzschnittblumen and shadowed insects.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1740-1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

'A.'
In gold

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1740-45

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Illustrated. Connoisseur, Vol. XI, p. 146

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; Insects; Flowers; Figures

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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