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

Tea Bowl and Saucer

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

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each painted in underglaze blue with the ‘Fels und Vogel’ pattern against a gilt ground.

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, possibly gilded in Augsburg, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1740.
Physical description
Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, each painted in underglaze blue with the ‘Fels und Vogel’ pattern against a gilt ground.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords (In underglaze blue)
  • Painters' mark (In underglaze blue)
  • '3' (Incised inside footrim)
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. Part of a pair with C.69:1, 2-2006.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.70:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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