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Title

Two handled beaker and saucer

circa 1740


Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Meissen

Works in the collection

38


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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