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An image of Two handled beaker and saucer by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

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

beaker 7.2 x 10.8 x 7.9 cm; saucer 2.9 x 12.9 cm diam; combined height 8.1 cm:

a - beaker; 7.2 x 10.8 x 7.9 cm

b - saucer; 2.9 x 12.9 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.46.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The sides are decorated with stylised flowers of the kind known at Meissen as Indianische Blumen (oriental flowers). The purple ground has been erased in an area corresponding exactly to that in which the flowers were subsequently painted.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 18 (colour illus.). cat.no. 10