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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tea Bowl and Saucer

ca. 1724 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each painted with shipping scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside, within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and with iron-red and purple scrollwork. Gilt scrollwork border to the rim.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tea Bowl
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted with gilt scrollwork and Böttger lustre
Brief description
Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1724.
Physical description
Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each painted with shipping scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside, within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and with iron-red and purple scrollwork. Gilt scrollwork border to the rim.
Marks and inscriptions
'42' (In gilt)
Credit line
From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006
Object history
Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.40:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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