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Cup and saucer: C.171 & A-1918

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Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer, decorated with flowers and two scenes. Gilded on the edges

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 13.3 cm Height 2.9 cm
Cup Height 3.4 cm Length 10.2 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 36
  • Location: Saucer
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.171 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 72484
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 October 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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