Teacup and Saucer

ca. 1765 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with birds and flowers in four lobed panels outlined in gold, reserved on a turquoise-blue ground. Gilded edges.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tea Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1765
Physical Description
Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with birds and flowers in four lobed panels outlined in gold, reserved on a turquoise-blue ground. Gilded edges.
Marks and Inscriptions
Crossed swords (Maker's mark)
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Mallet, J. V. G. A Chelsea Talk. 1965, vol. 6, part 1. pp.17-18, pl.25.
Collection
Accession Number
C.1068&A-1924

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record createdAugust 14, 2008
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