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

Tea Cup and Saucer

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

Tea cup and saucer of porcelain, painted in the Kakiemon style with the ‘Stalking Tiger’ pattern and scattered flowers, and with a moulded basketwork border.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tea Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted and moulded
Brief description
Tea cup and saucer of porcelain, painted in the Kakiemon style and moulded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1740.
Physical description
Tea cup and saucer of porcelain, painted in the Kakiemon style with the ‘Stalking Tiger’ pattern and scattered flowers, and with a moulded basketwork border.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords and two dots (In underglaze blue)
  • Numbers [Impressed]
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.65:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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