Beaker thumbnail 1
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145

Beaker

ca. 1735-1740 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Double-handled beaker and saucer of porcelain, each reserved with shipping scenes within gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouches, and each with a blue ground.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Beaker
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with Böttger lustre and gilded
Brief description
Double-handled beaker and saucer of porcelain, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1735-1740.
Physical description
Double-handled beaker and saucer of porcelain, each reserved with shipping scenes within gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouches, and each with a blue ground.
Marks and inscriptions
Crossed swords (In underglaze blue)
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
Bibliographic reference
Cassidy-Geiger, Maureen, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain, 1710-50, introduction by Henry Arnhold, essays by Biedermann, Heike, and Kuhn, Sebastian, London, Giles, 2008 for the Frick Collection and the Arnhold Foundation Inc. p. 297, no. 73. Catalogue of the exhibition of Henry Arnhold's Meissen collection, exhibited at the Frick Collection, New York, 25 March 29- June 2008. ISBN 978-1-904832-44-7
Collection
Accession number
C.61:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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