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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1715 (made)
    ca. 1720 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    C.769&A-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. The outsides of both decorated with bands of acanthus foliage in applied relief painted in green, blue and yellow below two dragons and rosettes in pale green, red and gold; the inside painted with small growing plants in the same colours.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1715 (made)
ca. 1720 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, the porcelain made about 1715, the decoration about 1720

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Rosettes; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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