tea bowl and saucer
Date: 1722-1723 ca
Media: hard-paste porcelain
Size: h(cm) : 4.9 (cup) x diam(cm) : 7.9 x h(in) : 1 15
Acquired: 1918; Gift; W.S. de Winton
Accession Number: NMW A 32629
Collection: Wilfred de Winton Collection
This tea bowl and saucer are painted with theatrical figures from the commedia dell'arte. They are probably part of a tea and coffee service attributed to Johann Gregorius Höroldt (1696-1775), master decorator at the Meissen factory.