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Cup and saucer: EC.25.2 & A-1945

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Meissen Porcelain Factory




One of two, hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer. Painted enamels with shipping and figures in panels, surrounded by gilt and lustre.

Legal notes

Given by Louis Colville Gray Clarke

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-07-20) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1745

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lustre enamel gold
Saucer Diameter 10.8 cm Height 3.2 cm
Cup Height 4.4 cm Length 8.9 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 'C.'
  • Method of creation: In gilt
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.25.2 & A-1945
Primary reference Number: 206764
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Audit data

Created: Friday 28 August 2015 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

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