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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    133&A-1872

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue with 'blue flower' pattern. Glaze inside cup yellowish; blue spattered under glaze.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in underglaze blue

'36' and '23'
Impressed

'J' and '2'
In underglaze blue (blue parenthesis marks)

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, about 1760

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; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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