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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 painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr N. Baker, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.174-1926

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup, with no handle, of soft-paste porcelain decorated with applied prunus sprays and painted with yellow and brown enamels.

Place of Origin

Capo di Monte (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Capodimonte porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Traces of a fleur-de-lys
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 6.7 cm

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

CUP
Porcelain
Mark: traces of a fleur-de-lys, in underglaze blue
ITALY (CAPODIMONTE); about 1750
Gift of Mr N. Baker
C.174-1926
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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