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Cup and saucer

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 with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr C.B. Farmer

  • Museum number:

    C.745&A-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Four-lobed shape. Loop handle modelled as a twig with foliage and naturalistically coloured. Relief-moulded with rococo scrolls. Painted in enamel colours with native and exotic birds in landscapes framed by relief panels and with sprays of Manierblumen. Gilt rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in underglaze blue

'17'
Impressed

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain with relief-moulded decoration, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1750-1755

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; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Birds; Landscapes; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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