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Cup and saucer: C.3166 & A-1928

Object information


Meissen Porcelain Factory (Production)


Cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain decorated with applied prunus blossom in imitation of blanc-de-chine.
Mark: crossed swords and a dot underglaze in blue.


History note: London, 1918

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


18th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1770

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords and dot
  • Method of creation: Underglaze in blue
  • Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3166 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 140231
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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