- Museum number
Cup and saucer; hard-paste porcelain, the handle formed of two overlapping ropes of clay with leaf terminals; painted in colours with stag hunting; on the cup the chase, and on the saucer the death; handle gilt, gilt ornament around inner rim of cup and rim of saucer; maker's mark.
- Production date
Diameter: 10 centimetres (cup (incl. handle))
Diameter: 13.90 centimetres (saucer)
Height: 6.20 centimetres (cup)
- Curator's comments
- For a discussion of his work see T.H. Clarke 'Christian Friedrich Kühnel 1719-1792, Meissen Painter', Keramos 129/90, pp. 4-14, figs 5, 6, 7.
For two tea bowls and saucers, possibly from the same tea and coffee set, with the similar border and hunting scenes, attributed to Christian Friedrich Kühnel, circa 1776, see lot 2286 sold on 2 May 2011 by Hermann Historica GMBH, Munich, Germany.
- Not on display
- Handle cracked on lower terminal.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number