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

Beaker and Saucer

ca. 1745 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Beaker and saucer of porcelain, each moulded with a basketwork border, and finely painted in purple camaïeu with landscape scenes of soldiers at camp within a brown-edged gilt trellis and foliate scrollwork cartouches, and with gilt-edged rims.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Beaker
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted, moulded and gilded
Brief description
Beaker and saucer of porcelain, moulded with a basketwork border, gilded and painted in the manner of J.G. Klinger, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1745.
Physical description
Beaker and saucer of porcelain, each moulded with a basketwork border, and finely painted in purple camaïeu with landscape scenes of soldiers at camp within a brown-edged gilt trellis and foliate scrollwork cartouches, and with gilt-edged rims.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords (In underglaze blue)
  • Flower (In gilt)
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
Painted in the manner of J. G. Klinger. Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.79:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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