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

Coffee Can

ca. 1780-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee can, cover and saucer of porcelain with a blue ground, and each painted with a flower spray within a yellow-ground reserve, and with formal gilt borders.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Coffee Can
  • Cover
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted and gilded
Brief description
Coffee can, cover and saucer of porcelain with a blue ground, painted and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1780-1800.
Physical description
Coffee can, cover and saucer of porcelain with a blue ground, and each painted with a flower spray within a yellow-ground reserve, and with formal gilt borders.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Crossed swords mark and '*' (In underglaze blue)
  • '50' (Painters' number in puce, perhaps of Marcolini)
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.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.99:1 to 3-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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