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Cup and saucer: EC.10 & A-1943

Object information


Caduceus (Production)
Meissen Porcelain Factory (Production)


Porcelain cup and saucer, painted in colours. The cup with detached flowers on the outside, and a bird on the inside. The saucer is decorated with trees, a lake, and a man shooting ducks. White leaf motives in relief spring from the foot rim of both the cup and saucer.
Caduceus mark on the cup.

Probably painted after leaving the original production factory.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-06-29) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1730

Components of the work

Saucer: Diameter 13 cm Height 2.5 cm
Cup: Diameter 7.6 cm Height 4.8 cm

Materials used in production

Paint Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting Relief

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.10 & A-1943
Primary reference Number: 140386
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 October 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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