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Cup and saucer: EC.24 & A-1942

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Maker(s)

Production: Ludwigsburg

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Description

Hard paste porcelain cup and saucer. Painted in colours with landscapes and figures. Both the cup and the saucer have been moulded in relief with bands of scroll work, with small flowers strewn intermittently.

Notes

History note: Rev G. A. Schneider Collection, sold at Sotheby's 4th June 1942

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Württemberg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1768 - 1770

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 14 cm Height 3.5 cm
Cup Diameter 8.9 cm Height 6.7 cm

Materials used in production

Paint
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting
Relief

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: two interlocked 'C's, with one facing the opposite way
  • Location: On saucer
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: I L M, VI
  • Location: On cup
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.24 & A-1942
Primary reference Number: 76915
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 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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