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Sugar bowl and cover: MAR.C.41 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory
Painter: Heintze, Johann Georg




Hard-paste porcelain sugar bowl and cover, decorated with enamel colours and gilt. Depicting landscapes with figures and ships. Interiors of both parts are gilt. The lid has a handle of modelled flowers and foliage, painted by Heintze

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm
Height: 11.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1740

Components of the work

Mark composed of underglaze ( blue)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.41 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 140637
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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