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Cup: EC.7-1942

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Maker(s)

Meissen Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Cup, hard-paste porcelain, with two scroll handles. 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.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942)

Dating

18th century
Circa 1714 CE - 1720

Components of the work

Across Handles Width 10.2 cm

Materials used in production

Gilding Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Applied Gilt Relief

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.7-1942
Primary reference Number: 185450
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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