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

Teacup and Saucer

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

Teacup and saucer of porcelain, each moulded with a band of reverse gadroons in lustre and gilded, and painted with chinoiserie scenes. Gilt foliate scrollwork borders on the rims.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted, moulded and with lustre and gilded
Brief description
Teacup and saucer of porcelain, each moulded and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1740.
Physical description
Teacup and saucer of porcelain, each moulded with a band of reverse gadroons in lustre and gilded, and painted with chinoiserie scenes. Gilt foliate scrollwork borders on the rims.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords (In underglaze blue)
  • '16. ' (In gilt and 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.67:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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