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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    1771-1784 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Amstel porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4748&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and decorated with gilding. The outside of both pieces is slightly reeded. Outside the cup and inside the saucer is a row of gilt roses within blue looped festoons between two bands of gilt foliage. The cup has no handle.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

1771-1784 (made)

Artist/maker

Amstel porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'M: O L'
Incised and repeated in blue

'L. 46'
Incised

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilt, made by Amstel porcelain factory, Dutch (Oude Loosdrecht), 1771-1784

Production Note

Dutch (Oude Loosdrecht).

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Roses; Festoons; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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