(Germany 1710 – )
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
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.
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 18 (colour illus.). cat.no. 10