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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Würzburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.60&A-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Both cup and saucer are moulded with borders of reeding, a band of beads and a band of intersecting ovals. The cup has concave sides, turning in at a sharp angle to the foot. Scrolled handle. Both cup and saucer are painted in colours with landscapes with buildings and monuments, within gilt borders of intersecting ovals and running scroll pattern.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)

Date

1775-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Würzburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'C. G.' impressed

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Würzburg porcelain factory, Thuringia, Germany, 1775-1780

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Scrollwork; Interlocking circles; Buildings

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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