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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Saucer

ca. 1750 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painted inside on a green enamel ground is a shaped oval panel with a scene of European figures on a quayside and four ships in the bay beyond; the rim is gilt.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
porcelain painted in enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Saucer, porcelain decorated with figures on a quayside with four ships in a bay beyond, Chinese, ca, 1750
Physical Description
Painted inside on a green enamel ground is a shaped oval panel with a scene of European figures on a quayside and four ships in the bay beyond; the rim is gilt.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 11.75cm
Styles
Credit line
Bequeathed by Basil Ionides
Historical context
In the style of Meissen porcelain.
Production
label
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.83-1963

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record createdMarch 24, 2003
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