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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Capo di Monte (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Capodimonte porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, glazed and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Norman Baker

  • Museum number:

    C.1-1944

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 4

Physical description

Cup of soft-paste white-glazed porcelain, moulded in imitation of Meissen's 'Swan Service'. Angular scroll handle. Moulded all round with a wide border of swans, water and foliage in relief. Gadroons at the base.

Place of Origin

Capo di Monte (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Capodimonte porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, glazed and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

A fleur-de-lys
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of soft-paste porcelain and moulded, Capodimonte porcelain factory, Capo di Monte, ca. 1750.

Labels and date

CUP
Porcelain
Moulded in imitation of Meissen's "Swan Service"
made in 1737-41
ITALY (CAPODIMONTE); about 1750
Gift of Mr Norman Baker
C.l-1944
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Gadroons; Foliage; Swans

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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