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

Caudle or Chocolate Cup, Cover and Saucer

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Caudle or chocolate cup, cover and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Decorated with pink stripes imitating figured silk ribbons, alternating with garlands of flowers in green outlined in grey. Gilt edges.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Chocolate Cup
  • Cover
  • Saucer
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Caudle or chocolate cup, cover and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, ca. 1770.
Physical Description
Caudle or chocolate cup, cover and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Decorated with pink stripes imitating figured silk ribbons, alternating with garlands of flowers in green outlined in grey. Gilt edges.
Marks and Inscriptions
An anchor (Painted in gold on both pieces. Both parts are heavily specked and appear to be refired, suggesting that the mark is a later addition.)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.230 to B-1935

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record createdJune 19, 2009
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