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Cup and saucer: C.187 & A-1932

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Factory: Ansbach-Bruckberg Porcelain Manufactory
Decorator: Lyncker, Anton (Dutch)




Thick walled hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with flowers


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Ansbach-Bruckberg ⪼ The Netherlands
  • The Hague ⪼ The Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century, Late
Circa 1776 CE - 1780 CE


Anton Lyncker, a German merchant, and his son ran a porcelain decorating workshop at The Hague from about 1776, when Lyncker became a citizen of the city. Although Lyncker described himself as a porcelain manufacturer, no evidence has been found to support this. He imported soft-paste porcelain from Tournai and hard-paste from Ansbach which he and his employees decorated. The firm continued working after Lyncker's death in 1781.

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Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 12.1 cm Height 3.2 cm
Cup Diameter 5.1 cm Height 5.1 cm

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: stork facing to left

  • Location: On base of cup
  • Method of creation: Painted in grey
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 3
  • Location: On base of cup
  • Type: Incised mark

Inscription present: stork facing to left

  • Location: On saucer
  • Method of creation: Painted in grey
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.187 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 72787
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 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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