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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Chocolate Cup, Cover and Stand

ca. 1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Chocolate (or caudle?) cup, cover and stand of white Jasper with green dip, with engine-turned decoration and applied reliefs in white. Conical or bucket-shaped cup with loop handle and slightly domed cover with acorn knop. Both cup and cover are decorated with vertical engine-turned flutes. The cup has applied reliefs of assymmetrical sprays of leafy vegetation, the cover has formal pattern of applied water-leaves, and the stand has formal pattern of swags.


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

  • Cup
  • Cup Cover
  • Saucer
Materials and Techniques
White Jasper with engine-turned and applied moulded decoration
Brief Description
Chocolate (or caudle) cup, cover and stand, green Jasper, Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Staffordshire, ca. 1790
Physical Description
Chocolate (or caudle?) cup, cover and stand of white Jasper with green dip, with engine-turned decoration and applied reliefs in white. Conical or bucket-shaped cup with loop handle and slightly domed cover with acorn knop. Both cup and cover are decorated with vertical engine-turned flutes. The cup has applied reliefs of assymmetrical sprays of leafy vegetation, the cover has formal pattern of applied water-leaves, and the stand has formal pattern of swags.
Dimensions
  • Height of cup height: 9.3cm
  • Diameter of cup diameter: 8cm
  • Height of cover height: 4cm
  • Diameter of cover diameter: 7.5cm
  • Height of stand height: 2cm
  • Diameter of stand diameter: 12.2cm
all dimensions conversion from imperial
Marks and Inscriptions
"WEDGWOOD" impressed on both cup and stand
Credit line
J.A. Tulk Bequest
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.745-1956

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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