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Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Capo di Monte (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Capodimonte porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Leigh Ashton

  • Museum number:

    C.392-1928

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. In the middle is a man in a long habit and black skull cap. He talks to a lady. Behind them on the left is a low rock and on the right is a monument supporting a classical bust. behind these are trees. Round the rim is a gilt border of scrollwork with fleur de lys alternating with scallops.

Place of Origin

Capo di Monte (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Capodimonte porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A fleur de lys
In blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Capodimonte porcelain factory, Capo di Monte, ca. 1750

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Fleur de lys; Woman; Man; Trees; Scrollwork; Scallops; Bust

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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