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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1720-1727 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with moulded and gilded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Louis Cahen

  • Museum number:

    C.44&A-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain with moulded and gilded decoration. In the style of Chinese blanc-de-chine.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

1720-1727 (made)

Artist/maker

Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with moulded and gilded decoration

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, Vezzi porcelain factory, Venice, 1720-1727.

Labels and date

CUP AND SAUCER
Porcelain
Mark: "V", in gold on the saucer and "A" and "D"
incised on the cup
In the style of Chinese blanc-de-chine
ITALY (VENICE, VEZZI); 1720-7
Gift of Mr Louis Cahen
C.44 & A-1952
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Prunus; Fleur-de-lys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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