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Meissen cup with a black cock and vine branches

Image attached to EC.7-1942

An image of Cup, with two scroll handles. Meissen Porcelain Factory, Germany. Applied decoration of pale green vine branches, and gilt grapes in relief. A black cock is painted on each side. On the inside of the lip is a band of floral scroll gilding. Hard-paste porcelain, gilding, height 8.3 cm, width, across handles, 10.2 cm, circa 1714-1720.

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Cup, with two scroll handles. Meissen Porcelain Factory, Germany. Applied decoration of pale green vine branches, and gilt grapes in relief. A black cock is painted on each side. On the inside of the lip is a band of floral scroll gilding. Hard-paste porcelain, gilding, height 8.3 cm, width, across handles, 10.2 cm, circa 1714-1720.

Image data

  • Accession Number: EC.7-1942
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 928 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 433.58kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1
  • Captured: 2014:03:03 15:23:10

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18th Century birds bunch of grapes chickens cock cockerel cockerell cup Fitz_AA fruits German gilded gilding gilt gold grapes grapevine handled handles hard-paste porcelain Meissen Porcelain Factory porcelain rooster scrolls two handled two-handled vine branches vine leaves vines

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