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

Saucer

ca. 1730 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Lobed saucer of porcelain, painted after a Japanese original with a leafy branch in the centre and alternating panels of flowers and foliage on Böttger lustre, and a bird perched on a flowering branch, and with a gilt-edged rim.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted and with Böttger lustre and gilded
Brief description
Lobed saucer of porcelain, painted and with Böttger lustre and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1730.
Physical description
Lobed saucer of porcelain, painted after a Japanese original with a leafy branch in the centre and alternating panels of flowers and foliage on Böttger lustre, and a bird perched on a flowering branch, and with a gilt-edged rim.
Dimensions
  • Length: 11.5cm
  • Depth: 10.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
Crossed swords (In blue enamel)
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.53-2006

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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