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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Naples (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Naples Royal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Bernard Simmons

  • Museum number:

    C.576&A-1922

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded. Borders of small leaves on a stem beneath a plain band of gold.

Place of Origin

Naples (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Naples Royal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'FRF' under a crown
In blue

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, Naples Royal Porcelain Factory, Naples, ca. 1775.

Labels and date

Cup and Saucer
Porcelain
Mark: 'FRF' under a crown, in blue
ITALY (NAPLES); about 1775
Gift of Mr Bernard Simmons
C.576 & A-1922
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Shepherd; Shepherdess; Sheep; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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