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Beaker and Saucer

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1725
Dimensions:
Overall (G87.1.4.1): 7.8 x 7.3 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/8 in.)
Overall (G87.1.4.2): 1 5/16 x 5 9/16 in. (3.3 x 14.2 cm)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze black enamel (Schwarzlot), gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G87.1.4.1-2
DescriptionA Meissen Hausmalerei beaker and saucer moulded with gilt gadroons and painted by Ignaz Preissler in Schwarzlot. It has gilt with chinoiserie figures, birds and vases of fruit and flowers amongst Berainesque Laub-und-Bandelwerk with gilt rims and further Laub-und-Bandelwerk bands.