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Tea caddy: C.36.1 & A-1924

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Maker(s)

Meissen Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain with applied relief decoration of grapes and vine leaves, with insects

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.4 cm
Width: 7.6 cm

Relative size of this object

7.6 cm11.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924-12) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1730

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36.1 & A-1924
Primary reference Number: 74669
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 January 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Tea caddy" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74669 Accessed: 2022-08-08 05:39:04

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