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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.368&A-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Cup with slanting sides and angular handle, slanting rim to saucer. Painted in enamel colours with birds and poultry in landscapes, and scattered insects. Gilt and iron-red borders. Handle partly gilt.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with star
Factory mark, in blue

Object history note

Part of a tea-and-coffee service. (C.353 to 369-1914, and C.149-1934)

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1780-1790

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

Birds; Insects; Landscapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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