cup, coffee and saucer

manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)

circa 1774-1814
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Description
coffee can and saucer in the traditional “Deutsche Blumen” style of naturalistic flowers painted separately or loosely tied in bouquets. This style was copied by many European and English factories from its introduction at Meissen, circa 1740. The saucer has a simple gilded line to the rim. The can has a simple gilded line to the rim, the handle is square or Egyptian shaped and line gilded.
Mark, underglaze blue cross sword mark with a small star or cross-like device between the hilts, on the can and saucer Marcollini period
Maker and role
manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)
Production place
Meissen, Germany
Production date
circa 1774-1814
Media description
hard-paste porcelain, hand-painted with onglaze enamels
Measurements
cup, coffee 64 x dia 65 mm
saucer 30 x dia 135 mm
Measurement details
depth: 65mm
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
A1295