These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons
License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact
our image library
who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.
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.