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Title

Cup and saucer

circa 1740

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 –

  • Details

    Date
    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
    Location
    Grand Courts
    Accession number
    L2012.45.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Meissen

    Works in the collection

    38

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  • About

    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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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