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Tea cup

Tea cup

  • Place of origin:

    Frankenthal (made)

  • Date:

    1759-1762 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Frankenthal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1559-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 4

Physical description

Tea cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with a scene in the manner of Watteau with a man playing the guitar to a lady, and they are sitting on a rocky bank near a classical column.

Place of Origin

Frankenthal (made)

Date

1759-1762 (made)

Artist/maker

Frankenthal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'I H'
Impressed

A crowned lion rampant
In underglaze blue

'1' with four dots
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Tea cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Frankenthal Porcelain Factory, Frankenthal, 1759-1762.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Guitar; Musician; Woman; Man; Column

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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