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Cup and saucer: EC.19 & A-1942

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Maker(s)

Production: Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Porcelain cup and saucer. Moulded with sprays of flowers in slight relief, and painted sprigs of flowers in green.

Notes

History note: Schneider Collection. Sotheby's sale 4th June 1942

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.4 cm
Width: 15.8 cm

Relative size of this object

15.8 cm4.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Zürich ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942-06-04) by Sotheby's

Dating

18th century
1775 CE - 1780 CE

Materials used in production

Paint
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting
Relief

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ZD
  • Location: Saucer
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: two dots
  • Location: Inside of the foot rim, both pieces
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.19 & A-1942
Primary reference Number: 76899
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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