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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Amstel porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4747-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 2

Physical description

Cup of porcelain, painted in enamel colours and decorated with gilding. On the outside is a shield with the arms of Holland. The shield stands on a cloud and from behind it appears a cupid holding up a hat on a staff. Inside the rim is a gilt chain-pattern border. No handle.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Amstel porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'Amstel'
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt, made by Amstel porcelain factory, Dutch (Oude Amstel), ca. 1785

Production Note

Dutch (Oude Amstel).

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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