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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr R. Clarke Edwards

  • Museum number:

    C.349&A-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded. Painted in gilt bordered medallions with landscapes with figures in crimson monochrome flanked by sprays of flowers. Borders of symmetrical gilt scrollwork and diaper.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
In blue

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1750

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Landscapes; Medallions; Figures; Scrollwork; Diaper

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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