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Cup and saucer: EC.25.1 & A-1945

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

One of two, hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer. Painted enamels with shipping and figures in panels, surrounded by gilt and lustre.

Legal notes

Given by L. C. G. Clarke, MA

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1745

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lustre enamel gold
Saucer Diameter 10.8 cm Height 3.2 cm
Cup Height 4.4 cm Length 7.6 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: C.
  • Method of creation: In gilt
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.25.1 & A-1945
Primary reference Number: 76919
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 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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