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

Tea Bowl and Saucer

ca. 1735 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each finely painted in the manner of C.F. Herold with shipping scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside or riverbank, within a shaped gilt scrollwork cartouche embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, and the rims inside have four similar rectangular vignettes in purple camaïeu against a gilt border of continuous floral scrollwork.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tea Bowl
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted and gilded
Brief description
Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each finely painted in the manner of C.F. Herold with shipping scenes of merchants, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1735.
Physical description
Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each finely painted in the manner of C.F. Herold with shipping scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside or riverbank, within a shaped gilt scrollwork cartouche embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, and the rims inside have four similar rectangular vignettes in purple camaïeu against a gilt border of continuous floral scrollwork.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords (In underglaze blue)
  • '..' (Impressed turner's mark)
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, and painted in the manner of C.F. Herold. Bowl and saucer goes with fitted leather case C.58:3, 4-2006.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.58:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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