An image of Two handled beaker and saucer

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Two handled beaker and saucer

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The sides are decorated with stylised flowers of the kind known at Meissen as Indianische Blumen (oriental flowers). The purple ground has been erased in an area corresponding exactly to that in which the flowers were subsequently painted.

Year
circa 1740
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
beaker 7.2 x 10.8 x 7.9 cm; saucer 2.9 x 12.9 cm diam; combined height 8.1 cm :
a - beaker; 7.2 x 10.8 x 7.9 cm
b - saucer; 2.9 x 12.9 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.46.a-b