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Two-handled cup: EC.9-1942

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Meissen Porcelain Factory (Production)

Description

Hard paste porcelain, painted overglaze in gold, and pale reddish violet mother-of-pearl lustre. Chinoiserie figures

Legal notes

Bought with the money given by Professor Stanley Cook in memory of his wife

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.6 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Relative size of this object

10.2 cm7.6 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942-05-01)

Dating

1720s
Circa 1720 CE - 1725 CE

School or Style

Chinoiserie

Materials used in production

Lustre Paint Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting Lustred

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.9-1942
Primary reference Number: 140449
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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