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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Coffee-Cup

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, with grooved loop handle. Painted outside in underglaze blue with a Chinoiserie design of two figures (one in a boat), hut and tree.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Coffee-cup, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Worcester porcelain factory, England, ca. 1755
Physical Description
Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, with grooved loop handle. Painted outside in underglaze blue with a Chinoiserie design of two figures (one in a boat), hut and tree.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 6cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'F' in blue
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.B.8, where dated ca. 1755
Collection
Accession Number
C.915-1924

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record createdMay 28, 2009
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