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Title

Cup and saucer

circa 1756-circa 1759

Artist

Frankenthal

Germany

1755 - 1799

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1756-circa 1759
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    cup 5.9 x 8.0 x 5.9 cm; saucer 2.8 x 11.9 cm diam :

    a - cup, 5.9 x 8 x 5.9 cm

    b - saucer, 2.8 x 11.9 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.162.a-b
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Frankenthal

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    The decoration of amorous couples in garden settings reflects a taste for the art of the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684–1721). Though the painter had died decades earlier, engravings of his work and of that of his followers were widely imitated by porcelain decorators from c1740, particularly in Germany.

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