Tea Bowl and Saucer

Porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated in polychrome and gold with scene of Crucifixion, with Christ between two thieves, the two Marys and John at the foot of cross and soldiers casting die in foreground.
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  • Porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated in polychrome and gold with scene of Crucifixion, with Christ between two thieves, the two Marys and John at the foot of cross and soldiers casting die in foreground.

Date:

c. 1750

Artist:

China

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Title

Tea Bowl and Saucer

Origin

China

Date

1745–1755

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gilding

Inscriptions

No mark

Dimensions

Cup: 4 × 7.6 cm (1 9/16 × 3 in.); Saucer: 2.4 × 12.1 cm (15/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick S. Colburn

Reference Number

1958.249a-b

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