cup and saucer

in the style of: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)

circa 1810-circa 1820
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Description
cup and saucer, cyclindrical, with looped handle which "kicks out" at the bottom and which has an internal spur. The top of the can is decorated with four bands of gold and a single line of gold beneath it. the bottom of the can has a single 2 band of gold. The can is hand-painted with a landscape scene in sepia tones (with two figures in the foreground painted with polychrome enamels) featuring a river, small boat, tress, stone and timber buildings and figures. Either side of the handle is a spray of leaves in gold
(2) Saucer dish - Deep saucer with hand-painted centre and gold banded rim, painted with sepia tones, the landscape centre features a building on raised ground, trees, distant hills, clouds and two figures walking in mid-ground.
The band of gold measures 3 and has a single line of gold beneath it.
Maker and role
in the style of: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)
Production place
Meissen, Germany
Production date
circa 1810-circa 1820
Media description
porcelain
Measurements
coffee can: 63 x 81 x 64 mm
saucer dish: 29 x 137 mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0405

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