Skip to main content

Sugar caster: C.14D-1972

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory




Porcelain sugar caster, part of a service. Moulded decoration and painted flower sprays.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Richard Jessel

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.2 cm
Height: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-01-20) by Jessel, Richard, Sir


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1760

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14D-1972
Primary reference Number: 140132
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Sugar caster" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-04-23 22:10:30

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Sugar caster |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-23 22:10:30|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Sugar caster

Accession Number: C.2288 & A-1928

Sugar castor

Accession Number: C.2311-1928

Sugar caster

Accession Number: C.153-1975

Sugar caster

Accession Number: C.2284-1928

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...