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An image of Cup and saucer by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Cup and saucer
Year
circa 1740
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

cup 4.6 x 9.7 x 7.9 cm; saucer 2.7 x 13.4 cm diam; combined height 5.5 cm:

a - cup; 4.6 x 9.7 x 7.9 cm

b - saucer; 2.7 x 13.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.45.a-b
Location
15th–19th c European art
Further information

The chinoiserie subjects are in the manner of JG Höroldt and probably based on his designs. A large collection of similar designs by Höroldt is preserved in an album in the Grassi Museum, Leipzig, known as the Schulz Codex.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 18 (colour illus.). cat.no. 9