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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cozzi pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of gilded hard-paste porcelain. Painted with pseudo-Chinese figures of boys playing games in a landscape. Scattered insects.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)


ca. 1780 (made)


Cozzi pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In red

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, Cozzi pottery factory, Venice, ca. 1780.

Labels and date

Cup and Saucer
Mark: an anchor, in red
ITALY (VENICE, COZZI); about 1780
Arthur Hurst Bequest
C.140 & A-1940
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]


Hard paste porcelain



Subjects depicted

Landscape; Insects; Boys


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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