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  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1740-1745 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

In gold


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.


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Insects; Flowers; Figures


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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