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Collection

An image of Tea canister and cover by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Tea canister and cover
Year
circa 1730
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

10.8 x 7.3 x 5.2 cm:

a - tea caddy; 10.3 x 7.3 x 5.2 cm

b - lid; 1.6 x 3.5 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.43.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This piece is from the same tea service as the slop bowl (accession number L2012.42). The decoration includes four coastal trading scenes in a lively manner similar to that associated with CF Herold.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 17 (colour illus.). cat.no. 6