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Coffe cup and saucer

Coffe cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Florence Augusta Beare in memory of Arthur Doveton Clarke

  • Museum number:

    C.1015&A-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Coffe cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Oval, four-lobed section, moulded plain scrolled, scalloped rims. Painted with 'Watteau' figures in landscape within cartouches framed by elaborate gold and black-brown scrolls intertwined with flowers (Manierblumen).

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1755 (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

'27.'
In gold

Descriptive line

Coffe cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1750-55

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

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: Faber & Faber, 1954, Pl. XXX (c), pp. 102, 167, p. 182 (Note 59).

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; Cartouches; Flowers; Figures

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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