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Beaker: C.212-1918

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Production: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain beaker with two handles. Decorated with enamel colours; green, yellow, orange-ish red, plum and black.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.6 cm
Width: 9.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph

Dating

18th century
1715 - 1720

Materials used in production

Enamel
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.212-1918
Primary reference Number: 140170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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